Footed Compote

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1835-1865

GUSN

GUSN-50651

Description

A shallow oval dish on a diamond shaped foot. It has a transfer print in blue with bands of flowers along the foot. On the outside of the rim and inside rim, is a center design of three Chinese men, a zebra, trees and Chinese buildings in the background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

compotes
ironstone (pottery)
pearlware
transfer printing
ceramic (material)
floral patterns
Orientalism
figure- and animal-derived motifs
people (agents)
zebras (mammals)
Ironstone
Pearlware
Transfer Printed
Floral
People
Zebra
Orientalism
Unidentified Ceramic
COMPOTE

Inscription

Impressed on the underside of the foot is: Rogers.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Rogers (Maker)

Location of Origin

England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

6.125 x 12.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.87