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Wash Basin

1977.722.1 (RS117044)

Description

Underglaze brown transfer-printed design of "Canova" pattern: overall classical [Venetian?] scene with urn at right and gondola and temple at left; rim with scenic reserves of ship and urn alternating with floral reserves on stippled ground; white clay body; faceted globular form with circular foot; indented at neck with wide curvilinear spouted mouth; ornately molded S-scroll handle terminating in molded leaves.

Details

Maker
Mayer, Thomas, John (Maker)
Date
1845-1860
Inscriptions
Printed mark: ""T. & J. Mayer""
Location of origin
Longport, England; Longport, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
underglazing
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
BASIN
basins (vessels)
Canova
Earthenware
earthenware
Ship
ships
Staffordshire
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Underglazed
underglazing
Urn
urns
Dimensions
9.875 x 9.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.722.1
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4494

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Canova

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