Bowl

Bowl
Bowl
Title
Bowl
Date 
1776
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 x 11 in. ( 10.2 x 27.9 cm )
Description 
White clay bodied bowl with circular foot, hand-painted interior with sailing ship flying British naval flags in brown, black, grey, and red on green sea with inscription and stylized border under rim, painted red; bowl's exterior printed in red with four scenes illustrating the birth of Venus, Neptune on his chariot emerging from the sea, and two pastoral vignettes with figures in eighteenth century dress.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1952.139
Marks 
painted: by hand in bowl: "SUCCESS TO THE WILLIAM & NANCY 1776."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group