Waste bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840

GUSN

GUSN-27367

Description

Small earthenware bowl with black transfer-printed pattern commemorating Major General William Henry Harrison, the "log cabin and hard cider" candidate" and the ninth United States president. Interior border of medallions framing urns and a depiction of Harrison on diaper ground. On interior basin and exterior, scene of log cabin flying United States flag with a barrel in front marked "Hard Cider." Two men with hunting pelts and dog approach cabin.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
slop bowls
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Container, Food Waste
Bowl, Waste
Medallion
Urn
Wreath
Log Cabin
American Flag
Barrel
Men
Dog
Mountain
Hunting
Frontier
Bowl, Waste

Inscription

"MFA [printed] / Miss H.R. / White / 3" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841

Maker

William Adams & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Tunstall / Stoke, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

3 (H), 5 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Harriet R. White

Accession Number

1916.325

Date

1840 (After)