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1971.975.3AB (RS117931)

Description

Deep ovoid bowl-like body with canted edges and conforming foot; simple C-shape handles with leafy terminus; exterior with overall blossom design; interior with blue and white transfer print decoration of circular geometric border with large floral blossom design on rim; oval central reserve with scene of Far Eastern garden with boy riding zebra, pavillions and pagoda at rear; conforming domed cover with elaborate lion head finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1840
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
tin (metal)
transfer printing
vitrification
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Child
children (people by age group)
earthenware
Earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
gardening
Gardening
glazing (coating)
lion
Lion
Recreation
recreation
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
TUREEN
tureens
vitrification
Zebra
zebras (mammals)
Dimensions
9.25 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.975.3AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5782

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