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.





Earthenware, lead-glazed (creamware)


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


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


Colors (Beta)

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