|Date||1847 registry date|
Octagonal footed soup tureen on stand, with separate lid and base. Made of white earthenware and decorated with black transfer-printed castle scene. Marked "FOLIAGE / J.E. / No. 44037 / JAMES EDWARDS" with English registry mark: "Rd / IV / F / 16 / 5 / I" (indicating design was registered in 1847). Tureen has small scrolled handles; lid has opening for a ladle handle. Made in England. Height is 8.125 inches.
(Keywords: European, Landscape)
|Acquisition||Gift of Mrs. Alvin B. DePuy|
|Ownership and History||
James Edwards (1805-1867) of the Dalehall Pottery in Burslem, Staffordshire, is remembered for his transfer-printed earthenware and for his white ironstone china. Many of his products were exported to the United States and Canada. He acquired the pottery at Dale Hall in 1842, was joined in business by his son Richard in 1851, and retired in 1861, leaving Richard to continue the business.
|Lexicon Sub-category||Food Service T&E|
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Efron family in memory of Dr. Meryl Efron, November 2014.|
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