Description

Circular, molded creamware stand or dish with a pierced, scalloped rim and a shallow foot ring. The interior features a basketweave design with a diamond and rays in a circle at the center of the well. Pale cream body with a clear glaze having a yellow cast.

Date

1850-1900


Geography


Material/Technique

Earthenware, lead-glazed (creamware)


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 1 in. x 8 3/8 in. x 8 3/8 in. (2.54 cm x 21.27 cm x 21.27 cm)


Credit Line

Gift of Edith Cowles Poor, 2001


Marks

Impressed on the reverse of the basket, at center: a beehive or kiln-shaped character (formed from a demilune atop two rectangles, separated by spaces) with "1", "H", "F", and "W" arranged around it, counter - clockwise.


Object Number

M-4192


Colors (Beta)


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