Stand, Sauce Boat

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-24950

Description

Piece from a dinner set. Stand for a sauce boat. White clay body w/ pearl blue glaze. Underglaze of brown transfer printed decoration in pattern called "Carolina/ R. Hall" (printed on body in brown). Features border of rococo-type cartouches w/ berry motif and striped diapers. Platter: shaped rectangular form. Deep well w/ romanticized Southern mansion scene w/ urn and classical buildings. Large stress crack.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
transfer printing
mansions
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
Carolina
Mansion
Platter

Inscription

See description.

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Hall, Ralph (Maker)

Location of Origin

Tunstall, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

10.875 x 8.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.176.2

Reference Notes

Snyder, Jeffrey B.. Romantic Staffordshire Ceramics. [No Publisher].