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Sugar bowl/tureen with lid: Gentlemens Cabin

Object Number: 
1961.340ab
Date: 
1840-1843
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Part (tureen): 4 1/2 x 8 x 5 in. (11.4 x 20.3 x 12.7 cm) Part (lid): 2 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (5.7 x 10.8 x 8.9 cm)
Marks: 
printed: beneath ship medallions in border: "CALEDONIA" printed: beneath oval medallions on sides: "GENTLEMEN'S CABIN" printed: on label beneath foot of object, glued: "BOSTON MAILS by Edwards. To commemorate the opening of first line of steamships betw
Description: 
Rectangular pearlware gravy tureen and lid with flaring handles, eight concave panels, and rectangular lid finial; brown transfer printed ship-medallion border and a repeated oval panel on opposite sides of body of three figures seated at table and one figure at door ("GENTLEMEN'S CABIN" in the Boston Mail Series).
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