Overall: 4 x 11 in. ( 10.2 x 27.9 cm )
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.
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
painted: by hand in bowl: "SUCCESS TO THE WILLIAM & NANCY 1776."
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