Overall: 9 3/4 x 17 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. ( 24.8 x 43.8 x 29.2 cm )
printed: beneath base: "BEAUTIES OF AMERICA/ALMS HOUSE/BOSTON/J & W RIDGWAY"
Pearlware soup tureen, oval panelled body with molded loop handles with scrolled brackets; blue underglaze at top of handles and brackets; dark brown blue transfer printed rose-on-leaf border around foot and interior lip; view of building (Boston almshouse) with three figures in foreground repeated twice on body.
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.