Fluted and Underglaze Painted Pearlware Saucer

(ca. 1795 - ca. 1815)

One mended pearlware saucer consisting of rim, body, base, and footring sherds with a polychrome design. The interior surface is fluted and decorated with a yellow underglaze painted band outlined in brown below the interior, slightly scalloped rim. Single and clusters of red/orange and blue flowers with brown stems and green leaves are scattered around the face of the bowl. There is a brown painter's mark on the exterior surface of the base. This is an example of pearlware design #43. Additional base, body, and rim fragments featuring this design are present. The base diameter is approximately 8.5 cm., the rim diameter is 13 cm., and the height is 3.5 cm.

7 Hanover Square

Manhattan, 7 Hanover Square

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