Powder box with cover

Date

1847-1856

GUSN

GUSN-8103

Description

Box: white body with transparent glaze. Circular tub-shaped with "strapping" at top and bottom. Cover: shaped ear handles meant to receive rope or bail handle. Applied finial handle. Overglaze enameled sprig decoration of cornflower-like flowers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

powder puffs
molding (forming)
bone china
enameling
reeding
gilding
glazing (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Bone China
Tin Glazed
Ribbed
Molded
Gilded
Enameled
Cornflower
BOX, PUFF

Inscription

Underglaze blue mark on bottom: [symbol]

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

1949.540A,B

Maker

Copeland Spode (Maker)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

3.375 (H), 4.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.540AB