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Sugar bowl with lid: Christmas Eve

Object Number: 
1961.367ab
Date: 
1815-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. ( 16.5 x 14 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on base: "CHRISTMAS EVE/CLEWS/MANUFACTURER" with ovals impressed: on base: "CLEWS"
Description: 
Molded pearlware bulbous, oblong footed vessel with trompe l'oeil 'hinged' handles, collared with flaring scalloped rim, rounded four sided domed lid with oblong finial printed dark blue with interior scene either side of two woman and a child seated at a table with man leaning over young woman's chair; floral border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Provenance: 
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group