Underglaze Painted Pearlware Saucer

(ca. 1795 - ca. 1815)

One pearlware saucer consisting of rim, body, base, and footring sherds with a polychrome design. The interior surface is decorated with a brown underglaze painted line below the interior rim and a border of blue and orange flowers with yellow centers, green leaves, and blue swags/festoons. There are several clusters of blue and orange flowers with brown stems and green leaves around the face of the bowl. A brown painter's mark is present on the exterior surface of the base of the saucer. This is an example of pearlware design #7. Additional base, body, and rim fragments featuring this design are present. The base diameter is approximately 9.5 cm., rim diameter is 15 cm., and the height is 4 cm.

7 Hanover Square

Manhattan, 7 Hanover Square

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