Underglaze Painted Pearlware Saucer

(ca. 1795 - ca. 1815)

One mended pearlware saucer consisting of rim, body, base, and footring sherds with a polychrome decoration. On the interior surface, there is a stylized new-classical underglaze painted design featuring ornate brown tassels connected by a wavy dotted line. The interior rim is decorated with a solid brown line above a yellow band outlined in brown with a brown geometric pattern running through the center. There is a circle with a dot in the center of the interior face of the bowl. This is an example of pearlware design #61. Additional base, body, and rim fragments featuring this design are present. The base diameter is approximately 7.5 cm, the rim diameter is 13.5 cm, and the height is 2.5 cm.

7 Hanover Square

Manhattan, 7 Hanover Square

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