Wash basin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-25666

Description

Wash basin with blue transfer-print pattern "British Lakes" scene of "Windermere." Pattern depicts a pastoral landscape with a lake and mountains. In the foreground, a group enjoys the view with sheep nearby. A large house is in the mid-ground, boats sail on the lake. A wide floral and foliate scroll border with butterflies is printed around the rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

basins (vessels)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Basin

Inscription

"British Lakes / [crown] / NEW / STONE CHINA / Windermere" (Pattern name / maker's mark / scene name)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 1/4 (H), 14 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Maude Jacobs

Accession Number

1956.22

Places

Probably County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]

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