Sugar Bowl with lid

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-40361

Description

Earthenware sugar bowl with lid. White oval, lobed, bulbous body with hand-painted blue bands around neck, rim, cap finial, and blue accents on scroll, tab handles. On bowl, brown scene of fife player standing on one leg while woman listens, in grove of trees. Cover has brown scene of circular pavilions.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar bowls
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
earthenware
molding (forming)
landscape figures
Bowl, Serving
Bowl, Sugar
Fife Player
Woman
Tree
Pavilion
Bowl, Sugar

Inscription

" 708 / J.B.M Jr." and "708 / J.B Morris Jr" (Two labels affixed to interior of lid)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7 x 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. John B. Morris, Jr.

Accession Number

1939.607AB

Places

Probably County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]