Cheese dish

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1817-1834

GUSN

GUSN-8381

Description

Pearlware bowl of boat shape with rolled-over ends on oval-based pedestal foot. Decorated with underglaze-blue transfer-print scenes of "Dr. Syntax", with fleur-de-lys on scroll ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cheese dishes
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
pearlware
transfer printing
tin (metal)
Empire (style)
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
Pearlware
Molded
Transfer Printed
Tin Glazed
Empire
Fleur-de-Lis
DISH, CHEESE

Inscription

Impressed on bottom underside: [Clews mark] Transfer printed on bottom underside: Doctor Syntax and the Gypsies [in decorative border]

Associated Person

Syntax, Dr.

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Clews, James & Ralph (Maker)

Location of Origin

Cobridge, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

6.25 x 15.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.605

Reference Notes

------------. "Ceramic Chinoiserie," Antiques Magazine, August 1941,. [No Publisher].