Serving bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1836-1838

GUSN

GUSN-15900

Description

Earthenware serving bowl with mulberry colored transfer-print pattern "Canova." Landscape scene with urn-on-plinth and trees in the foreground. In the midground is a waterway with figures on a boat and buildings on a far bank. Geometric border pattern with small hanging bellflowers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Classical
floral patterns
sailing vessels
urns
Bowl, Serving
Triangle
Bellflower
Urn
Sailing vessel
Gondola
Classical Figure
Water
Mountain
Tower
Bowl, Serving

Inscription

"[striding lion] / CANOVA [in scroll cartouche] / T . MAYER . LONGPORT" (printed)

Pattern

Canova

Maker

Mayer, Thomas (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

2 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks

Accession Number

1980.260.47

Places

Longport (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)