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Bowl

Bowl
Title
Bowl
Date 
ca. 1790
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 5 1/8 in. ( 4.8 x 13 cm )
Description 
Heavy bowl with molded feather edge on exterior of rim and flat bottom; interior decoration conists of a wide band of blue enamel with gold stars, bounded below by a band of blue dots; blue enamel gilded floral swags below band; shield with blue enamel and gold star border, ribbon, and leafy swag, inscribed with initials at center.
Object Number 
INV.13243
Marks 
inscription: on shield in blue: "JMW"
Gallery Label 
This bowl is identical to 1984.34 which is part of a set commisioned by James M. Watson (1750-1806), a New York City businessman.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group