Sugar bowl with cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1816-1825

GUSN

GUSN-8485

Description

Large boat-shaped covered bowl with high upturned flange. Its cover with incised decoration and large conforming finial. Thickly potted and covered overall with a rich dark-brown glaze.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar bowls
glazing (coating)
incising
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
tin (metal)
Empire (style)
Redware
Tin Glazed
Thrown
Incised
Empire
BOWL, SUGAR

Inscription

Two handwritten labels on bottom underside: Label #1: Belonged to Mary Carter,/wife of the first Osborne/to make pottery in Bos-/cawen, N.H. Descended/in Durgin family, founders/of Boscawen pottery./Coll. Mr & Mrs. B.K. Little Label #2: New Hampshire [label unglued; in file]

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.700A,B

Maker

Osborne Pottery (Maker)
Osborne, John (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boscawen, NH, USA

Dimensions

6.5 x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.700AB

Places

New Hampshire (United States)