Soup Tureen and Cover with Underplate, Wisconsin Pattern
Decorative Arts and Design
patented September 17,1879; Tureen and Lid 1881 & Underplate 1882.
a-b: 8 7/8 x 14 7/8 x 8 3/4 in. (22.5 x 37.8 x 22.2 cm)
Other (c): 1 x 15 5/8 x 10 5/8 in. (2.5 x 39.7 x 27 cm)
(a, tureen) transfer printed in brown, on bottom: "BROWNFIELD & SON" [ in arched banner] / "TRADE MARK" [across center of two globes] / "WISCONSIN" [in ribbon] / impressed Registration Mark [illegible] / painted in red "9869/ %[?].
(b, lid) Impressed: "BROWNFIELD", "IVORY", "S", registry mark.
(c, underplate) Impressed: [illegible] Registry Diamond / "BROWNFIELD", "20", "IVORY", "2/82" / painted in blue "9869 or 6986".
Gift of Robert Tuggle
(a) Ivory bodied, elongated ovoid tapers towards bottom, on four raised, molded and applied feet with symmetrical scrolling decoration. Aesthetic style design, transfer printed in brown. On shoulder: dense continuous band of fragmented flowers with slight orange iridescence, followed by brown, continuous, thin, linear diaper pattern, followed by continuous small quarter circles, highlighted in orange iridescence. Applied, opposed handles, shaped as flattened arches.
(b) Elongated oval, conforming, slightly domed with 'u' shaped notch at one end, outer third of lid has dense continuous small quarter circles highlighted in orange, brown, continuous thin linear diaper pattern, followed by contiguous band of fragmented flowers with slight orange iridescence. Central, large, diamond reserve with polychromatic landscape scene with four sheep at bottom, with tree above; overlapping central reserve, brown with orange iridescence abstracted floral medallions. Applied, opposing handles, open arched with five polychrome flowers.
(c) large elongated oval underplate with raised well to contain tureen; on lower third of underplate, dense continuous small quarter circles highlighted in orange, brown continuous thin linear diaper pattern, followed by continuous band of fragmented flowers with slight orange iridescence.
Condition: very good
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