Basin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1836-1838

GUSN

GUSN-35362

Description

Pearlware blue transfer-printed basin with alternating repeating patterns of an urn with flowers and a sailboat surrounded with rosettes and a rectangular panel with flowers and patera in lower corners around interior rim and exterior body. Central scene of classical style urn and trees in the foreground overlooking a body of water with a gondola and temple style building in the background. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

basins (vessels)
pearlware
transfer printing
glazing (coating)
earthenware
Vessel
Basin
Basin

Inscription

CANOVA / T. MAYER - LONGPORT (printed)

Maker

Mayer, T. & J. (Maker)

Dimensions

4 1/2 (H), 12 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1932.2588