Wash Basin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-47818

Description

Earthenware basin with blue transfer-print pattern depicting three figures viewing a classical ruin beside a waterway. One of the figures sits on a fallen column, horned goats graze in the near distance. The scene is printed in the bottom of the basin bowl and repeats, in a smaller size, around the outside of the bowl. The interior rim is printed with floral sprays over a patterned ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

basins (vessels)
earthenware
transfer printing
glazing (coating)
Vessel
Basin
Basin

Inscription

" PORCELIAN / [?] / J R" (impressed)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 7/7 (H), 14 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. E. Stuart Pratt

Accession Number

1969.471A

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