Tureen

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1840

GUSN

GUSN-5782

Description

Deep ovoid bowl-like body with canted edges and conforming foot; simple C-shape handles with leafy terminus; exterior with overall blossom design; interior with blue and white transfer print decoration of circular geometric border with large floral blossom design on rim; oval central reserve with scene of Far Eastern garden with boy riding zebra, pavillions and pagoda at rear; conforming domed cover with elaborate lion head finial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tureens
earthenware
glazing (coating)
vitrification
transfer printing
tin (metal)
children (people by age group)
floral patterns
gardening
figure- and animal-derived motifs
lion
recreation
zebras (mammals)
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Tin Glazed
Staffordshire
Transfer Printed
Zebra
Gardening
Recreation
Floral
Child
Lion
TUREEN

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

9.25 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.975.3AB