Serving Dish with Lid

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1814-1832

GUSN

GUSN-47892

Description

Blue, transfer-print pearlware dish (A) with lid (B). Diamond chain edge and border of four scenic cartouches: cougar, skunk, mink threatening rabbit, fox, separated by urn-shaped flowers; central scene of polar bears and men shooting; lid has leafy scroll border and rose finial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dishes (vessels)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
pearlware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
pumas (cougar species)
floral patterns
foxes (animals)
hunting
men (male humans)
mink
sea bears
rabbits
skunks and stink badgers
Dish, Serving
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
Tin Glazed
Quadrupeds
Cougar
Skunk
Mink
Rabbit
Fox
Polar Bear
Men
Flower
Hunting
Dish, Serving

Inscription

"I HALL/ QUADRUPEDS" (Printed on bottom)

Pattern

Quadrupeds

Maker

Hall & Sons, John (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

10 x 10 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of S. Prescott Fay

Accession Number

1969.610.137AB

Places

County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]