Sugar bowl with lid

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-49848

Description

Earthenware sugar bowl with lid and Chinoiserie-style transfer-print pattern in mulberry. Scalloped rim, fluted body, ring finial and loop handles. Transfer-print pattern depicts two Asian figures under open pagoda and two more figures in a sailing vessel. Fanciful flowers and willow trees frame the scene. Border of floral sprays on dotted ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar bowls
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Chinoiserie
Orientalism
Bowl, Serving
Bowl, Sugar
Spray
Dotted
Sailing vessel
Pagoda
Willow
Bowl, Sugar

Additional Identification Number

1980.343.2A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

6 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 6 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.343.2AB

Places

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