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Cheese dish

1991.605 (RS21079)

Description

Pearlware bowl of boat shape with rolled-over ends on oval-based pedestal foot. Decorated with underglaze-blue transfer-print scenes of "Dr. Syntax", with fleur-de-lys on scroll ends.

Details

Maker
Clews, James & Ralph (Maker)
Date
1817-1834
Inscriptions
Impressed on bottom underside: [Clews mark] Transfer printed on bottom underside: Doctor Syntax and the Gypsies [in decorative border]
Location of origin
Cobridge, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
pearlware
tin (metal)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
cheese dishes
DISH, CHEESE
Empire
Empire (style)
Fleur-de-Lis
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
glazing (coating)
Molded
molding (forming)
pearlware
Pearlware
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
People and organizations
Syntax, Dr.
Dimensions
6.25 x 15.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.605
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8381
Reference Notes
------------. "Ceramic Chinoiserie," Antiques Magazine, August 1941,. [No Publisher].

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