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Soup Bowl

Description

"Commerce" pattern of blue transfer print on white body; floral and wavy line borders; central scene of group of figures (possibly traders) at center with two sailing vessels at right with dock areas at foreground; background shows Far Eastern buildings; possibly representing the China trade. .10-.11) Shallow bowl form with scalloped edge on rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1870
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
architectural elements
Architecture
architecture (object genre)
BOWL, SOUP
business (commercial function)
Chinese export
Commerce
Earthenware
earthenware
soup bowls
Staffordshire
Trade
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Dimensions
1.625 (H), 10.625 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1044.10
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5952

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Commerce

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