Spoon Rest

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1813-1899

GUSN

GUSN-2498

Description

Spoon rest tray of ovoid or bulb-like form. It is decorated with underglaze blue transfer print scenes of [illeg.] execution with floral motifs and a central rectangular panel of landscape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trays
ironstone (pottery)
underglazing
floral patterns
Ironstone
Underglazed
Floral
Landscape
TRAY, FLATWARE

Inscription

Ink stamped on the bottom underside, in a banner under a crown, is: PATENT IRONSTON/CHINA [also known as Mason's ironstone China of Staffordshire, England- Lane Delph.

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

6.625 x 4.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.524