Basin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1851-1861

GUSN

GUSN-37498

Description

Wash basin with blue transfer-print pattern "Jenny Lind." Pattern depicts two male and three female figures in the foreground enjoying an outing in the countryside. In the distance is a valley with a castle and waterway and, in the distance, steep mountain peaks. The border includes a grape vine and repeating image of a classical building.

Details

Descriptive Terms

basins (vessels)
earthenware
transfer printing
glaze
Vessel
Basin
Basin

Inscription

"JENNY LIND / C.M.&S." [encircled by grape vine] (Pattern name and maker)

Associated Building

Original To Fowler House Main House,

Additional Identification Number

1934.2984B

Related Items

Title Pitcher Accession Number 1934.2984A

Maker

Charles Meigh & Son (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

4 1/2 (H), 14 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Fowler House Estate

Accession Number

1934.2984.2