Child's Sugar Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840

GUSN

GUSN-31250

Description

Miniature sugar bowl (a) with bulbous hexagonal body with double handles and octagonal lid (b) with button knop. Blue transfer-printed scene of a log cabin on either side of bowl. Border pattern of stars on star ground. Star is molded and printed on top of knop.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar bowls
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
ironstone (pottery)
Bowl, Serving
Bowl, Sugar
Children's food service tools and equipment
Star
Log Cabin
Bowl, Sugar

Inscription

"Log Cabin/ 2 3/4 in. high/ Price $4.00" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841

Maker

Ridgway, John, 1830-1855 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

4 x 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 (HxWxD), 3 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley

Accession Number

1927.121AB

Date

1840 (Circa)

Places

Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)