Vegetable Dish Base

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1835-1850

GUSN

GUSN-5953

Description

White clay body with pearl glaze; deep rectanguloid bowl form with canted and lobed corners with molded scroll border design and squared handles at each side conforming molded foot; blue transfer decoration of central romanticized scene of Gothic ruins with three tourists at right; elaborate medieval style leafy scroll border with stylized floral reserves.

Details

Descriptive Terms

vegetable dishes
earthenware
vitrification
transfer printing
ruins
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
Transfer Printed
Ruin
Gothic Revival
DISH, VEGETABLE

Inscription

Impressed: ""ADAMS""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Adams (Maker)

Location of Origin

England, STAFFORDSHIRE; England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.5 x 12.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1045

Reference Notes

Fall 1996, p. 47-57

Places

Probably