Fruit Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-15740

Description

Blue transfer-printed fruit basket. Pierced diamond lattice body. Vine, foliate, and floral border surround rim. Central landscape scene featuring men with a pack mule. Dual loop handles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

berry baskets
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Basket, Food
Basket, Fruit
Basket, Fruit

Inscription

Handwritten paper label on bottom: ""Samuel & Margaret/ Bridge. Boston. Mass/ --1803--"" Impressed on bottom: ""ROGERS O?""

Maker

John Rogers & Son (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

3 x 6 3/4 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frederick W. Bridge

Accession Number

1950.262B