Covered Tureen and Platter

Sharpus & Co., English, 19th century


19th century

Ironstone with Imari decoration

Overall: 11 × 13 1/2 × 18 3/4 in. (27.9 × 34.3 × 47.6 cm)

Overall: 15 in. (38.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. G. E. Buchanan, mother of William E. Buchanan, Class of 1924



Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view


Platter stamped: Real Ironstone China 18; Coat of Arms & Co. name and Address in red underglaze: "Sharpus & Co., 13 Cockspus St. London". Number added in red 3/549. Tureen stamped: Real Ironstone China, with no number. Red underglaze arms present with only "Ironstone China", no name or address.l. Same no. 3/549. 1 handle has been mended. Tureen lid numbered only 3/549.

Course History

Art History 38.04, Food and Art: Global History, Nicola Camerlenghi, Spring 2023


The First Earl of Dartmouth; Mrs. Gustavus Eugene Buchanan (Josephine Marston Pond Buchanan), Appleton, Wisconsin, 1926; given to present collection, 1978.

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