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Wash Basin

Item Information

Title:
Wash Basin
Description:
Underglaze brown transfer-printed design of "Canova" pattern: overall classical [Venetian?] scene with urn at right and gondola and temple at left; rim with scenic reserves of ship and urn alternating with floral reserves on stippled ground; white clay body; faceted globular form with circular foot; indented at neck with wide curvilinear spouted mouth; ornately molded S-scroll handle terminating in molded leaves.
Maker:
Mayer, Thomas, John
Date:
1845–1860
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
earthenware
transfer printing
underglazing
basins (vessels)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
ships
urns
Earthenware
Staffordshire
Canova
Underglazed
Transfer Printed
Ship
Urn
Places:
MaineYork (county)York Harbor
Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.)
Extent:
9.875 in. x 9.5 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
Accession #:
1977.722.1
Identifier:
4494