Wash Basin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825

GUSN

GUSN-306415

Description

Pearlware basin with blue transfer-printed pattern "Entrance of the Erie Canal into the Hudson at Albany." Naturalistic floral border pattern on interior rim and exterior body. Interior basin scene of cargo barges and crews readying to pass through canal opening.

Details

Descriptive Terms

basins (vessels)
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
historic landscapes
Vessel
Basin
Basin

Inscription

"ENTRANCE OF / THE ERIE CANAL / INTO THE HUDSON / AT ALBANY" [in crescent-shaped cartouche] (printed)
"WOOD" (impressed)

Pattern

Views of Erie Canal

Related Items

Title Wash Pitcher Accession Number 1950.242

Maker

Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

4 1/2 (H), 11 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge

Accession Number

1950.241

Date

1825 (Circa)

Places

Old Erie Canal (New York state) [canal]
Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)