Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-29205

Description

Blue transfer-printed footed bowl with a scalloped edge and ear shaped handles. Interior floral border around the rim surrounds a central scene of the Octagon Church in Boston. Exterior vignettes of the Bank of Savannah and the Charleston Exchange. Floral border around the base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Bowl, Serving
Bowl, Serving

Inscription

"BEAUTIES OF AMERICA/ OCTAGON CHURCH/ BOSTON/ J&W RIDGWAY" (Applied)

Pattern

Beauties of America

Associated Building

Subject Octagon Church,

People and Organizations

Octagon Church
Charleston Exchange
Savannah Bank

Maker

Ridgway, John and William, 1814 F-1830 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Hanley, England, STAFFORDSHIRE; Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

5 x 10 (HxW), 10 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer

Accession Number

1920.673

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