Sugar Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-3242

Description

The bowl is of elongated baluster form with flared scallop-edged rim, a wide scalloped-edge shoulder, folliate scroll handles at each end and has a diagonally incised rolled rectangular foot. It is transfer printed in deep blue with a floral rim and shoulders over two tree enclosed scenes: one with a carriage and steam engine, the other with three men cutting down a tree with a house in the background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar bowls
earthenware
incising
molding (forming)
transfer printing
carriages (vehicles)
floral patterns
scenes (depictions)
steam engines (engines)
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
Molded
Incised
Floral
Scenic
Carriage
Steam Engine
Logging
Bowl, Sugar

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.1025 A,B

Related Items

Title Sugar Bowl Lid Accession Number 1991.1025B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

6 1/4 x 7 x 4 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1025A