Basin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1834-1848

GUSN

GUSN-25370

Description

Staffordshire basin w/ pearl glaze over brown and white decoration. Lightly scalloped edge w/ floral diaper pattern. In well of basin are depicted Oriental buildings in background w/ shepherd, shepherdess and antelopes in foreground. Similar diaper on exterior, labeled "G. Phillips/ Parisian" on bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

basins (vessels)
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
antelopes
buildings (structures)
shepherds
Earthenware
Unidentified Building
Shepherd
Shepherdess
Antelope
Parisian
BASIN

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Phillips, George (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

4.125 x 12.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1985.503.1