Tureen

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-3610

Description

Earthenware transfer-printed blue tureen with two handles and four feet. The transfer print on the body illustrates two scenes depicting the activities of Doctor Syntax.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tureens
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Tureen
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Literature
Horse
Cottage
Horseback Figures
Pastoral
Tureen

Label

Loaned to Tufts University Museum Studies Program for "Humor & Humanity: Through the Eyes of Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)" at the Boston Public Library, May 12-23, 2005.

Inscription

"Doctor Syntax/ bound to a tree and/ drawing from nature." (printed)

Associated Person

Syntax, Dr.

Maker

Clews, James & Ralph (Maker)

Location of Origin

Cobridge, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

3 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 4 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret R. Kimberly

Accession Number

1918.928

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