Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1700-1730

GUSN

GUSN-42529

Description

Delftware saucer with white glaze and blue hand-painted decoration. The border consists of alternating panels of abstract floral sprays and single flowers surrounding a central image of a lion standing in front of columns or scrolls (probably scrolls): emblematic of the Hebrew Torah. A hole has been drilled in the saucer to so it can be hung.

Details

Descriptive Terms

saucers (plates)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
tin glaze
Delft
Judaism
Dish, Eating
Saucer
Saucer

Inscription

"4" (Underglaze in blue)

Associated Building

Crocker Tavern (Barnstable, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

C358

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Netherlands

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

3/4 (H), 5 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Julia G. Crocker

Accession Number

1933.6393

Places

Netherlands