Sugar bowl (missing lid)

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-40878

Description

Earthenware sugar bowl (lid missing) with rectangular body and molded handle. Brown transfer-print pattern depicts giraffes and two men in traditional Muslim dress, including Tarboosh. Palm trees, tents and mountains in the background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar bowls
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
floral patterns
natural landscapes
Bowl, Serving
Bowl, Sugar
Spray
Giraffe
Desert
Tent
Bowl, Sugar

Inscription

"42" (impressed)

Additional Identification Number

A753

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 1/4 x 7 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1988.594