Box

Object Number: 
Z.34
Date: 
1850-1858
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 4 x 3 1/8 in. ( 7 x 10.2 x 7.9 cm )
Marks: 
hand written: in blue pencil on bottom: "Z66"; the rest is illegible.
Description: 
Oval parian ware with domed lid with a molded bunch of grapes on top; molded decoration on lid and body is composed of ovals with raised circles on them; the center of each oval is painted with blue enamel.
Gallery Label: 

The United States Pottery Company (1847 - 1858) produced ornamental objects including yellow ware with Rockingham and flint enamel glazes, agate and granite wares, porcelain and parian. Technically innovative, the United States Pottery Company gained national prominence when its wares were featured in the 1853 Crystal Palace Exhibition in New York City.

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Creative: Tronvig Group