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Bowl

Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Bow (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted in blue

  • Museum number:

    1619-1900

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 3

Physical description

Bowl of soft-paste porcelain painted in blue. In the form of a shell encrusted with three murex shells forming supports, a limpet, cockles and other smaller shells. Painted outside with a spray of flowers and a floral border. Painted inside with two flowers on a leafy stem and a narrow foliated band.

Place of Origin

Bow (made)

Date

ca. 1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted in blue

Marks and inscriptions

An arrow with an annulet on the shaft
Incised

'G'
In blue

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 cm, Width: 13.9 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl of soft-paste porcelain painted in blue, Bow Porcelain Factory, Bow, ca. 1750.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Foliated; Shell; Flowers; Borders

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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