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Covered sugar bowl

Object Number: 
1961.331ab
Date: 
1820-1846
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 7 x 5 in. ( 16.5 x 17.8 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on base: "35" impressed: on base: "1"
Description: 
Molded pearlware footed bombé form with canted corners, molded tripartite knob handles, irregularly scalloped erect rim around rectangular opening, step-domed lid with single flange finial printed dark blue with view of single sail skiff on water with building on shore, tower above tree line, either side, with irregular shell borders.
Gallery Label: 
The teapot shows a view of Wadsworth Tower(Connecticut) which was built in 1810.
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