Earthenware Charger

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-250469

Description

Earthenware charger; polychrom bird design; buff-colored clay body with shite tin glaze overall; circular form with wide slightly dished rim and deep well with poorly defined cavetto; overall painted decoration in mineral colors: mottled yellow and blue background with two partridges on low flowering branch; marshy effect on bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chargers (platters)
earthenware
tin glaze
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Faience
Tin Glazed
Lead Glaze
Charger

Associated Building

Used At Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.702

Places

Europe