Caster

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-4423

Description

Pearl glazed, molded white clay body in globular form terminating in pierced dome top with neck ring; circular base; underglaze blue transfer Fitzhugh-type decoration of two central diapered reserves; surrounded by oriental floral sprigs; spearhead foot border; diapered neck band.

Details

Descriptive Terms

casters (vessels)
diaper patterns
diaper (textile material)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
piercing
transfer printing
underglazing
tin (metal)
diaper patterns
diaper (textile material)
floral patterns
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Staffordshire
Pierced
Underglazed
Transfer Printed
Fitzhugh
Diaper
Floral
CASTER

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

5.5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.664