1953.0183.001 A, B Tureen
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Tureen

  • Title:

    Arms of Connecticut

  • Category:

    Ceramics

  • Creator (Role):

    Thomas Mayer factory (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Stoke, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1829-1829

  • Materials:

    Earthenware (pearlware); Lead glaze

  • Techniques:

    Molded, Printed

  • Museum Object Number:

    1953.0183.001 A, B


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Object Number

1953.0183.001 A, B

Object Name

Tureen

Title

Arms of Connecticut

Category

Ceramics

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Thomas Mayer factory (Maker)
1836-1838

Place of Origin

Stoke, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1829-1829

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Underside; Transfer-printed underglaze blue mark that includes eagle with shield body and banner with the words "E PLURIBUS."
2. Mark; Underside; Underglaze blue "7" on underside of tureen.
3. Mark; Underside; Underglaze blue "31" on underside of lid.

Subjects

Armorial device; American themed ceramics

Materials

Earthenware (pearlware); Lead glaze

Techniques

Molded, Printed

Dimensions (inches)

6.063 (H) , 8.661 (L) , 5.63 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

15.4 (H) , 22 (L) , 14.3 (W)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Larsen, Ellouise Baker. 1974 American Historical Views on Staffordshire China.
See pg. 124 for history and description of pattern.
[Electronic] Transferware Collectors Club. Transferware Collectors Club Database of Patterns & Sources. Transferware Collectors Club https://www.transferwarecollectorsclub.org/members/database
Mayer factory "Arms of Connecticut" pattern: pattern title listed as Arms of Connecticut (alternate names: Arms of the States, Connecticut; Arms of the American States, Connecticut), pattern no. 2991. Border pattern identified as Trumpet flower and vine: Mayer. Thomas Mayer factory, Stoke-on-Trent & Longport, Staffordshire, 1826-38, with impressed Bird-type maker's mark and printed Bird-type mark.
[Electronic] Transferware Collectors Club. Transferware Collectors Club Database of Patterns & Sources. Transferware Collectors Club https://www.transferwarecollectorsclub.org/members/database
Design source (print): see under pattern no. 2991, for engraving titled "Arms of the States: Connecticut," detail from "Arms of the States" by George Murray, a facsimile of the Declaration of Independence published by John Binns, 1819.