Bowl

Bowl
Title
Bowl
Date 
ca. 1790
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 5 7/8 in. ( 5.7 x 14.9 cm )
Description 
Heavy bowl with molded feather edge on exterior of rim and flat botom; 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.13245
Marks 
inscription: on shield in blue: "JMW"
Gallery Label 
Identical to 1984.33 which is pat of a set commisoned 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