Flower Brick

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1760

GUSN

GUSN-3162

Description

English delftware flower brick, of rectangular 'brick' shape with sunken top fitted with multiple holes outlined in blue, all sides decorated wtih chinoiserie-style landscape scenes executed in underglaze cobalt blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

vases
earthenware
molding (forming)
glazing (coating)
tin glaze
underglazing
tin (metal)
Chinoiserie
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Molded
Underglazed
Chinoiserie
VASE, FLOWER

Inscription

Handwritten on a sticker label on the bottom underside is written in NFL's hand: ""LIVERPOOL/DELFT/C 1760""

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.5 x 4.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1343