Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-29219

Description

Blue transfer-printed pearlware bowl. Floral border around the interior and exterior of the rim. Central scene depicting the Capitol Building in Washington.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Label

One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."

Inscription

Printed on bottom: BEAUTIES OF AMERICA/CAPITAL/WASHINGTON/J&W RIDGWAY

Pattern

Beauties of America

Associated Building

Subject The Capitol,

Related Items

Title Platter Accession Number 1920.692

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Hanley, England, STAFFORDSHIRE

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

2 1/8 (H), 10 7/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer

Accession Number

1920.698