Slip Decorated Charger

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2561

Description

Deep redware dish with notched edge, its face covered with dark orange glaze and inscribed with verse; unglazed on back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chargers (platters)
redware
slip (clay)
throwing (pottery technique)
Redware
Slip
Thrown
Charger

Inscription

Slip decoration on front: ""A/Mince Pie/related with/good Brandy/is one of the/best Dishes.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

12 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.689