Lidded Tureen and Stand

This tureen from about 1814 to 1830 is part of a decorated dinner service; it measures thirteen inches tall, sixteen and a half inches wide, and ten inches deep. A medium dark blue transfer depicts a view of the Boston almshouse, or home for the poor, which stood on the banks of the Charles River from 1800 to 1825. The lid of the tureen has a rose and leaf medallion border.
Object Name
J. & W. Ridgway
Physical Description
blue (overall color)
monochrome, blue (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic (overall material)
transfer printed (overall production method/technique)
place made
United Kingdom: England, Hanley
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
American Enterprise
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Home and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
American Enterprise
American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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