Skip to content

Search Collections

Sugar bowl with cover

1991.700AB (RS21025)

Description

Large boat-shaped covered bowl with high upturned flange. Its cover with incised decoration and large conforming finial. Thickly potted and covered overall with a rich dark-brown glaze.

Details

Maker
Osborne Pottery (Maker)
Osborne, John (Maker)
Date
1816-1825
Inscriptions
Two handwritten labels on bottom underside: Label #1: Belonged to Mary Carter,/wife of the first Osborne/to make pottery in Bos-/cawen, N.H. Descended/in Durgin family, founders/of Boscawen pottery./Coll. Mr & Mrs. B.K. Little Label #2: New Hampshire [label unglued; in file]
Location of origin
Boscawen, NH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
incising
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOWL, SUGAR
Empire
Empire (style)
glazing (coating)
Incised
incising
Redware
redware
sugar bowls
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
6.5 x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.700AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8485

Comments