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Polychrome Painted Floral Patterns with
Minimal Use of Cobalt - c. 1795 to 1815


HMB DeBraak (7S-D-47)
1798

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Floral sprigs on a common shape cup. Floral sprigs on saucer. Floral band and annular rim line on
common shape cup.

Artisan's House (18AP13)
Cellar Fill, c. 1780 - 1850


Federal Reserve (18BC27)
Feature 26,  well re-used as a privy pit, late 18th to early 19th century

Links to a larger image view Overglaze enamelled painted creamware saucer from 18AN39 - click image to see larger view.   Painted pearlware punchbowl, top and side view - click image to see larger view. Painted pearlware punchbowl, top and side view - click image to see larger view. Links to a larger image view
Floral painted mug. Painted pearlware punchbowl.
Top & side views.
Floral painted saucer.

Federal Reserve (18BC27)
Feature 26,  well re-used as a privy pit, late 18th to early 19th century


Underglaze molded and painted motifs on teapot.  One side has male figure in toga under an arbor with label beneath reading �Apollo The God of Music.  The opposite side showed a female figure under an arbor with the label beneath reading Passion Subdued by Reason�.    5� height - Owned by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Baltimore.  Underglaze molded and painted motifs on teapot.  One side has male figure in toga under an arbor with label beneath reading �Apollo The God of Music.  The opposite side showed a female figure under an arbor with the label beneath reading Passion Subdued by Reason�.    5� height - Owned by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Baltimore.  Underglaze molded and painted motifs on teapot.  One side has male figure in toga under an arbor with label beneath reading �Apollo The God of Music.  The opposite side showed a female figure under an arbor with the label beneath reading Passion Subdued by Reason�.    5� height - Owned by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Baltimore.  ?Illustration "Passion Subdued by Reason" from The Ladies Magazine or Entertaining for the Fair Sex. Vol. 26 London, 1795. Underglaze molded and painted motifs on teapot.  One side has male figure in toga under an arbor with label beneath reading �Apollo The God of Music.  The opposite side showed a female figure under an arbor with the label beneath reading Passion Subdued by Reason�.    5� height - Owned by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Baltimore. Underglaze molded and painted motifs on teapot.  One side has male figure in toga under an arbor with label beneath reading �Apollo The God of Music.  The opposite side showed a female figure under an arbor with the label beneath reading Passion Subdued by Reason�.    5� height - Owned by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Baltimore. Underglaze molded and painted motifs on teapot.  One side has male figure in toga under an arbor with label beneath reading �Apollo The God of Music.  The opposite side showed a female figure under an arbor with the label beneath reading Passion Subdued by Reason�.    5� height - Owned by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Baltimore. ?Illustration "Passion Subdued by Reason" from The Ladies Magazine or Entertaining for the Fair Sex. Vol. 26 London, 1795.
Underglaze molded and painted motifs on teapot.  One side has male figure in toga under an arbor with label beneath reading
“Apollo The God of Music.  The opposite side showed a female figure under an arbor with the label beneath reading Passion
Subdued by Reason”.    5” height. On right,‎ Illustration "Passion Subdued by Reason" from The Ladies Magazine or
Entertaining for the Fair Sex. Vol. 26 London, 1795.

Owned by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Baltimore.
Links to a larger image view Chinese house painted on saucer. Chinese house painted on saucer. Floral sprigs on jug. Floral sprigs on jug-links to larger image.
Floral painted saucer. Chinese house painted saucer. Floral sprigs on jug.

Ruth Saloon (18BC79)
Brick-lined privy (Feature R-5)
c. 1829 - 1837

Links to a larger image view Pearlware painted underglaze common shape bowl. 5.5� rim diameter; 2.5� vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze common shape bowl. 5.5� rim diameter; 2.5� vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze  saucer with scalloped rim.  5.5� saucer rim diameter; 1.25� saucer vessel height.  Pearlware painted underglaze  saucer with scalloped rim.  5.5� saucer rim diameter; 1.25� saucer vessel height.
Floral common shape cup. Pearlware painted underglaze common shape bowl. 5.5” rim diameter; 2.5” vessel height.

Pearlware painted underglaze  saucer.
5.5” saucer rim diameter;
  1.25” saucer vessel height.

 

Pearlware painted underglaze  common shape cup.  2.75� saucer rim diameter; 1.75� saucer vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze  common shape cup.  2.75� saucer rim diameter; 1.75� saucer vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze  common shape cup.  3.5� rim diameter. Pearlware painted underglaze  common shape cup.  3.5� rim diameter. Pearlware painted underglaze  saucer with scalloped rim.  5.5” saucer rim diameter; 1.25” saucer vessel height.  Pearlware painted underglaze  saucer with scalloped rim.  5.5” saucer rim diameter; 1.25” saucer vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze  saucer with scalloped rim.  5.5” saucer rim diameter; 1.25” saucer vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze  saucer with scalloped rim.  5.5” saucer rim diameter; 1.25” saucer vessel height.
Pearlware painted underglaze  common
shape cup.  2.75” saucer rim diameter;
1.75” saucer vessel height.
Pearlware painted underglaze  common
shape cup.  3.5” rim diameter.
Pearlware painted underglaze  saucer.
5.5” saucer rim diameter;
1.25” saucer vessel height.

Mark painted on vessel base is a worker's mark that
was used to help determine a worker's pay
based on the number of pieces painted.
Pearlware painted underglaze saucer and matching London shape cup. 5.75� saucer rim diameter; 3.5� cup rim diameter; 2.5� cup vessel height.    Pearlware painted underglaze saucer and matching London shape cup. 5.75� saucer rim diameter; 3.5� cup rim diameter; 2.5� cup vessel height.        
Pearlware painted underglaze saucer and matching London shape cup.
5.75” saucer rim diameter; 3.5” cup rim diameter; 2.5” cup vessel height.

Mark painted on vessel base is a worker's mark that was used to help determine a worker's pay
based on the number of pieces painted.
Pearlware painted underglaze  common shape cup or mug. 3.5� rim diameter. Pearlware painted underglaze  common shape cup or mug. 3.5� rim diameter. Pearlware painted underglaze saucer and matching common shape cup.  5. 5� saucer rim diameter; 3.5� cup rim diameter. Pearlware painted underglaze saucer and matching common shape cup.  5. 5� saucer rim diameter; 3.5� cup rim diameter. Pearlware painted underglaze  teapot.   Note damage to floral motif that probably occurred during firing. 3� rim diameter; 4.5� base diameter; 5� vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze  teapot.   Note damage to floral motif that probably occurred during firing. 3� rim diameter; 4.5� base diameter; 5� vessel height.
Pearlware painted underglaze  common shape cup or mug. 3.5” rim diameter. Pearlware painted underglaze saucer and
matching common shape cup.  5. 5” saucer
rim diameter; 3.5” cup rim diameter.
Pearlware painted underglaze  teapot.  Note
damage to floral motif that probably occurred
during firing. 3” rim diameter; 4.5” base
diameter; 5” vessel height.

Pearlware painted underglaze  saucer. 5� rim diameter; 1.25� tall.   Pearlware painted underglaze  common shape cup.  3.5� rim diameter; 2.25� vessel height.Pearlware painted underglaze  common shape cup.  3.5� rim diameter; 2.25� vessel height.  Pearlware painted underglaze  common shape cup.  3.5� rim diameter; 2.25� vessel height.
Pearlware painted underglaze  saucer.
5” rim diameter; 1.25” tall.

Pearlware painted underglaze  common shape cup.   3.5” rim diameter; 2.25” vessel height.

Mark painted on vessel base is a worker's mark that
was used to help determine a worker's pay
based on the number of pieces painted.


Bull's Head Tavern (18BC139)
Brick privy (Feature 9)
c. 1800 - 1830


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Wavy band between annular lines on bowl.

 

Floral band and annular lines on toy cup. Floral cup with interior rim line.
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Floral painted bowl with blue interior rim
band. Blue rim line suggests date of
c. 1795 - 1820.
Floral painted teapot lid with annular bands.
Possibly copied from an earlier enamel
painted pattern.
Swags and blue band on two-handled
sugar bowl.

Bull's Head Tavern (18BC139)
Brick privy (Feature 9)
c. 1800 - 1830



North Pearl Street (18BC162)
Privy (Feature 2-03)
1803 - 1833

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Floral painted cup with annular band. Floral painted common shape cup. Floral painted punchbowl.

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Pearlware painted underglaze  saucer with scalloped rim.  5.5� saucer rim diameter; 1.25� saucer vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze  saucer with scalloped rim.  5.5� saucer rim diameter; 1.25� saucer vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze saucer and matching London shape cup. 5.75� saucer rim diameter; 3.5� cup rim diameter; 2.5� cup vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze saucer and matching London shape cup. 5.75� saucer rim diameter; 3.5� cup rim diameter; 2.5� cup vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze saucer and matching London shape cup. 5.75� saucer rim diameter; 3.5� cup rim diameter; 2.5� cup vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze saucer and matching London shape cup. 5.75� saucer rim diameter; 3.5� cup rim diameter; 2.5� cup vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze  saucer. 5� rim diameter; 1.25� tall. Pearlware painted underglaze  saucer. 5� rim diameter; 1.25� tall. Pearlware painted underglaze saucer and matching common shape cup.  5. 5� saucer rim diameter; 3.5� cup rim diameter. Pearlware painted underglaze saucer and matching common shape cup.  5. 5� saucer rim diameter; 3.5� cup rim diameter. Pearlware painted underglaze  common shape cup.  3.5� rim diameter; 2.25� vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze  common shape cup.  3.5� rim diameter; 2.25� vessel height. Pearlware painted underglaze  common shape cup.  3.5� rim diameter; 2.25� vessel height. Thumbnail image of a yellow ware undecorated soup plate - when clicked on will open a larger image. Thumbnail image of an undecorated plate, impressed mark Sharpe�s Derbyshire on reverse.  Thomas Sharpe (Sharpe, Brothers & Co.) company began production c. 1821 - when clicked will open a larger image view. Thumbnail image of a yellow ware undecorated soup plate sherd - when clicked will open a larger image view.  Thumbnail image of a banded yellow ware mug from 18BC27, when clicked on will open a larger image view. Thumbnail image of a bulbous shaped banded pitcher from 18BC27, when clicked on will open a larger image view. Thumbnail image of a creamer or gravy server with molded floral motif from 18BC27, when clicked on will open a larger image view. Thumbnail image of a banded yellow ware mug with applied handle from 18BC27, when clicked on will open a larger image view. Thumbnail image of a yellow ware undecorated flower pot - when clicked on will open a larger image. Thumbnail image of a large bowl fragment with applied slip in blue from 18BC27, when clicked on will open a larger image view. Thumbnail image of a mocha thistle pattern jug from a private collection - when clicked on will open a larger image view. Thumbnail image of a Molded mixing bowl with an apple green glaze from a private collection - when clicked on will open a larger image view. Thumbnail image of a candlestick with flint - when clicked on will open a larger image view. Molded and green glazed vessel of indeterminate form – probably serving dish.  Green glaze covers both the interior and exterior of the vessel. Molded and green glazed vessel of indeterminate form – probably large plate or serving dish.  Green glaze covers both the interior and exterior of the vessel. Molded and green glazed vessel of indeterminate form – probably serving dish or large plate.  Green glaze covers both the interior and exterior of the vessel. Unidentified hollow vessels, one molded with a corn kernel motif and the other a basket weave.  The corn molded fragment has a pale pink interior glaze. Corn was a popular motif in majolica ceramics. Pitcher in private collection. This vessel is representative of the inexpensive lead glazed imitations of Jasper stoneware, produced in the first half of the 19th century. Dipped pearlware mug with greyish-brown slip, to which sprig molded figures have been applied.  This vessel is representative of the inexpensive lead glazed imitations of Jasper stoneware, produced in the first half of the 19th century. In this closup of vessel on left, in the damaged area above the legs in the figure on the right, the unglazed greyish color of the slip is visible where portions of the sprig molded design have flaked away. Bone china saucer with light blue floral motif.  Note that the floral basket is enclosed within a larger molded motif. Bone china bowl, possibly a slop bowl, with a light blue thistle and shamrock sprig molded motif.  This vessel is badly stained - possibly known as Chelsea sprig pattern, dated by the Museum Victoria in Victoria, Australia as circa 1880, based on archaeological context. Queen’s ware (creamware) ashtray with sprig molded grapevine design. Closeup detail of plate shown on left - Queen’s ware (creamware) ashtray with sprig molded grapevine design. Printed mark �WEDGWOOD of Etruria & Barlaston, Made in England� dating after c. 1940 (Godden 1964:660).  The impressed mark reads �Wedgwood 4 C 65�, meaning that this vessel was made in April of 1965 (Godden 1964:659). Bone china sugar dish with blue floral sprigging.  It is part of a largely complete teaware set previously owned by the Ogle family, former owners of Belair Museum. This bone china cup in the Blue Chelsea pattern bears the post 1962 mark of Adderleys Ltd. (Godden 1964:25), attesting to the production of this type of sprig decorated ware into the second half of the twentieth century.
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