Label

This object has no associations with the Washingtons or their descendants.

Description

Domed lid with projecting lip and hollow walled stopper; molded hard paste lid decorated in hand painted blue enamels on the upper surface; the outer lip is painted with a blue band applied over which is a design of cresting waves in gilt, above is a band of light blue over which is painted a dark blue zig-zag, following is an intermittent design of a single blue dot between a column of two blue dots terminating in a three petaled flower; the lid is topped with a finial made of a press molded strawberry decorated with gilt, surrounded by three hand-formed applied leaves painted in blue.

Date

1750-1825


Geography


Material/Technique

Porcelain (hard-paste), enamel, gilt


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 1 1/4 in. x 1 1/2 in. x 1 1/2 in. (3.18 cm x 3.81 cm x 3.81 cm)


Credit Line

Purchase, 1986


Object Number

W-3024/B


Colors (Beta)


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