Ewer & Basin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1860

GUSN

GUSN-3214

Description

1991.997.1- Baluster form with scroll handle; wide, shaped spout and shaped, circular foot; molded ridge at the shoulder and base; underglaze painted in rose, green and yellow with overall pattern of single flower on stem; rose striping at foot and spout and rose devices on the handle. 1991.997.2 Basin with shaped, flaring rim on rounded form with deep foot ring; the interior is decorated with flowers on the stem and banded at the rim and foot.

Details

Descriptive Terms

basins (vessels)
ewers (vessels)
earthenware
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
underglazing
Earthenware
Underglazed
Painted
Molded
SET, TOILET

Inscription

A piece of adhesive tape on the botton reads: ""LITTLE.""

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.997.1,2

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

11.25 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.997.1-2