Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-4820

Description

Thick molded body with white mineral glaze; overglaze floral sprig decoration of tulips, blue bells and lily of the valley; blue enamel and gilt border of dots and curved line; slightly varied on each piece.

Details

Descriptive Terms

saucers (plates)
earthenware
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
overglazing
vitrification
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Overglazed
Painted
Bluebell
Tulip
Lily of the Valley
SAUCER

Inscription

Printed mark on back: ""Calyxware/Hand Painted/ STBo1667/ADAMS/England.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.859.18