Invalid Feeder

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-32593

Description

Invalid feeder with a straight-sided, egg-shaped body, the sides and top of which are covered in an incised pattern of rows of concentric circles. There is a dog's head handle and a human head mask under the spout. There is an applied ear-shaped handle with a scallop shell thumbhold.

Details

Descriptive Terms

containers for serving and consuming food
creamware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
incising
Feeder, Invalid
Feeder, Invalid

Maker

Possibly Hall, Ralph (Maker)

Location of Origin

Tunstall, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

2 1/2 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Austin Wadsworth

Accession Number

1929.242