Bowl

Bowl
Title
Bowl
Date 
1790-1820
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 x 10 in. ( 12.7 x 25.4 cm )
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.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number 
Z.2014
Marks 
written on Nadelman collection label on underside of bowl: "225 / Eng"
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.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group