Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-18910

Description

Possibly child's saucer decorated with circus animals; remnants of red banding on edge; "circus ring" in center; four clowns pictured with elephant, tiger, horse and ferret-like creature.

Details

Descriptive Terms

saucers (plates)
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
stoneware (pottery)
tin (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
animals
circuses (performances)
clowns
Children's food service tools and equipment
Stoneware
Torah
Painted
Tin Glazed
Clown
Mythical Animal
Circus
SAUCER

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1082