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Source Description:

This image of the source print is taken from an engraving published, or possibly just re-published, in 1753 as part of a group of twenty engravings, by publisher Robert Sayer.  The caption under the engraving reads The Figure of Heaven is all Delightful--A View of the Temple serv'd by Eunuchs, & of the delicious Round...

Additional Image:

Shown here is the large earthenware wash basin with a molded gadroon border printed in the same pattern. The basin is 14.5 inches in diameter and 5 inches high.


Seen here is a side view of the large wash basin printed in a border of large floral and geometric shapes.


Shape Type: Toilet & Personal Hygiene

Pattern Type: Chinese, Asian and Other Exotic Themes

Date: c. 1820-1830


  • Diameter: 9.75 in (24.765 cm)
  • Height: 11.25 in (28.575 cm)

Maker: John & William Ridgway

Maker's Mark:

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India Temple was a popular pattern and was also printed on Ridgway's toilet sets.  Shown here is a large earthenware wash jug and basin printed in blue with a molded gadroon border.  The jug's handle is elegantly molded and the pedestal of the jug is molded in a simple linear pattern.