Basin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1876

GUSN

GUSN-14324

Description

Large basin w/ molded bamboo stave decoration around top on exterior; interior has central blue transfer-printed image of a rustic scene w/ shepherds, sheep, a river and bridge surrounded by 4 transfer-printed images of cows by a farmhouse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

basins (vessels)
toilet sets (washing sets)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
tin (metal)
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
Tin Glazed
SET, TOILET

Inscription

Impressed on underside: ""COPELAND/ THE ASHBURNE/ F/ B1""; also impressed British registry mark which translates to date of June 9, 1876.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Copeland (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Toilet Article

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.341.2