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Bowl

Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1700-1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Stuart Gerald Davis

  • Museum number:

    C.99-1951

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 49, shelf 1

Physical description

Bowl of tin-glazed earthenware painted with enamels. Out-turned rim and a small foot. Decoration consists of a circular panel occupying the bottom of the bowl and depicting a halberdier with two dogs, moving in a landscape containing in the foreground, cannons, powder barrels (?) mines, etc. and in the background a town and mountains. From this roundel radiate tulips in yellow and green, and between and beyond them are oval motives shaded in blue with an orange centre, all on a manganese ground. On the back of the bowl are leaf sprays roughly painted in blue.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

ca. 1700-1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware painted with enamels

Dimensions

Height: 8.3 cm, Diameter: 35.6 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl of pinkish earthenware covered with a tin glaze and painted in colours. German, possibly Danzig, about 1700-1750.

Production Note

Possibly made in Danzig.

Materials

Tin glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Landscape; Tulips; Cannon; Dogs; Leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Faience

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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