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Bowl

Object Number: 
Z.2014
Date: 
1790-1820
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 10 in. ( 12.7 x 25.4 cm )
Marks: 
written on Nadelman collection label on underside of bowl: "225 / Eng"
Description: 
Molded creamware (mochaware) bowl banded with wide brown and narrow dark brown slip around mid section over which blue/dark brown/white slip has been blended in a spiral pattern ("cabled"); exterior of rim has a raised diaper and is tinted green; interior and foot left white.
Gallery Label: 
This type of earthenware, known to collectors as mochaware, is made to resemble Mocha stone (moss agate) - a milky-colored stone with moss-like markings in green and reddish-brown. It was first produced in England in the 1780s and make throughout the 19th century, mainly for taverns and humble homes.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group