Combware Charger

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1700-1750

GUSN

GUSN-2562

Description

Large English slipware dish, round and deep with notched edge. Off buff-brown clay; its face covered with brown and yellow combed slip decoration of fine herringbone pattern between stripes of combing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chargers (platters)
redware
combing (yarn-making)
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
slip (clay)
herringbone
stripes
Redware
Slip
Pressed
Combed
Notched
Herringbone
Striped
Lead Glazed
Charger

Inscription

Red paint on bottom underside: RLW/Howe Family/Northboro since 1775 Pencil on bottom underside: Howe/Northboro

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

13 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.690

Places

Probably