Wash Basin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1845-1860

GUSN

GUSN-4494

Description

Underglaze brown transfer-printed design of "Canova" pattern: overall classical [Venetian?] scene with urn at right and gondola and temple at left; rim with scenic reserves of ship and urn alternating with floral reserves on stippled ground; white clay body; faceted globular form with circular foot; indented at neck with wide curvilinear spouted mouth; ornately molded S-scroll handle terminating in molded leaves.

Details

Descriptive Terms

basins (vessels)
earthenware
transfer printing
underglazing
ships
urns
Earthenware
Staffordshire
Canova
Underglazed
Transfer Printed
Ship
Urn
BASIN

Inscription

Printed mark: ""T. & J. Mayer""

Pattern

Canova

Associated Building

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

Maker

Mayer, Thomas, John (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England; Longport, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

9.875 x 9.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.722.1