Sugar Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-6153

Description

Rectanguloid bulbous body with cavetto molded rim above neck terminating in square mouth, squared-off C-scroll handle with spur at top; underglaze blue transfer print decoration of young girl milking cow; large rose vine cavetto border design; geometric design on handle; domed cover with rose border and square finial handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar bowls
earthenware
vitrification
transfer printing
underglazing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
cows
girls
floral patterns
rose (genus)
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
Transfer Printed
Underglazed
Cow
Girl
Rose
BOWL, SUGAR

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

4.5 x 7.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1163.2AB