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Vegetable Dish Base

1971.1045 (RS117993)

Description

White clay body with pearl glaze; deep rectanguloid bowl form with canted and lobed corners with molded scroll border design and squared handles at each side conforming molded foot; blue transfer decoration of central romanticized scene of Gothic ruins with three tourists at right; elaborate medieval style leafy scroll border with stylized floral reserves.

Details

Maker
Adams (Maker)
Date
1835-1850
Inscriptions
Impressed: ""ADAMS""
Location of origin
England, STAFFORDSHIRE; England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
vitrification
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
DISH, VEGETABLE
earthenware
Earthenware
Gothic Revival
Ruin
ruins
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
vegetable dishes
vitrification
Dimensions
2.5 x 12.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1045
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5953
Reference Notes
Fall 1996, p. 47-57

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