Bowl

Object Number: 
INV.13243
Date: 
ca. 1790
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 5 1/8 in. ( 4.8 x 13 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: on shield in blue: "JMW"
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.
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