Quimper

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1842-1860

GUSN

GUSN-18193

Description

Ovoid quimper; decorative dish w/ 2 raised grotesques at sides and scalloped reticulated lip; blue interior w/ yellow banded rim; white exterior w/ multi-colored picture of nude woman w/ snake-like arms, headdress and finned feet; 4 feet at bottom of quimper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dishes (vessels)
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
grotesques
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Porcelain
Painted
Tin Glazed
Grotesque
Woman
DISH

Inscription

Painted on bottom: ""Ginor"" [w/ simple crown]/ 848-062"" This mark used 1842-1860.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Societa Ceramica Richard (Maker)

Location of Origin

Milan, Italy

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

3.5 x 7.5 x 3.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.631