Wash basin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1850

GUSN

GUSN-305728

Description

Whiteware wash basin with blue transfer-printed decoration of a manor house behind a lake with mountains and classical ruins in background. Boat with figures in foreground. Border with plumes, harebells. Part of a set with a pitcher.

Details

Descriptive Terms

washbowls
earthenware
transfer printing
Washbasin
Washbasin

Inscription

FLORENTINE CHINA (accompanied by beehive in garden with ribbon bearing legend; also a five-petaled flower head )

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

4 1/2 (H), 13 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.379.2

Related Items

Title Pitcher Accession Number 1958.379.1