Underglaze Painted Pearlware Saucer

(ca. 1795 - ca. 1815)

One mended pearlware saucer comprised of rim, body, and base sherds with a footring and polychrome decoration. On the interior surface, there is a design inside two parallel brown lines featuring brown ribbons, brown flowers with blue centers, and regularly spaced blue tassels. A blue and brown geometric design is in the center of the interior face of the saucer. There is a blue painter's mark on the interior surface of the footring. This is an example of pearlware design #24. Additional base, body, and rim fragments featuring this design are present. The rim diameter is approximately 13 cm., the base diameter is 8.5 cm., and the height is 3 cm.

7 Hanover Square

Manhattan, 7 Hanover Square

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