Tea Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-31251

Description

Blue transfer-printed pearlware tea bowl. Floral border surrounds the interior of the rim and the base has a print of a cow. The exterior body has a transfer print illustrating the Massachusetts State House.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea bowls
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
pearlware
Bowl, DrinkingBowl, TeaBowl, Tea

Inscription

Printed on bottom: [Seal of U.S.] and [triangle]

Associated Building

Subject Boston Common,

People and Organizations

Boston Common
State House

Maker

John Rogers & Son (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley

Accession Number

1927.122