Buff colored clay body. Lower half and lining tan; upper half deep Rockingham-type brown. Elongated bulbous body with vertical ribbing at base and at cylindrical neck flanking central portion of body decorated with applied oval medallions--one with portrait of Columbus, one with a three-masted ship. Slip-trail insciption "Christopher/Columbus/sighted America/October 12. 1492."
Doulton & Co. (Maker)
See Description. Also, see card for impressed marks.
- Location of origin
- Burslem, England, Staffordshire
- Associated Building
- Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
- Object type
- Food Service T&E
- Descriptive terms
Rockingham ware (American ceramics style)
- People and organizations
- 8 x 6.125 (HxW) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan