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Bowl

Bowl
Title
Bowl
Date 
ca. 1790
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 5 1/8 in. ( 4.8 x 13 cm )
Description 
Porcelain bowl with molded feather edge on exterior of rim and flat bottom; decoration consists 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, ribbons, and leafy swags, inscribed with initials at center.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Kenneth McNeil
Object Number 
1984.34
Gallery Label 
This dish, part of a fifty-four-piece dinner service, was owned by New York statesman and merchant James Watson, Jr. (1750-1806) and his wife Mary Talcott (1752-1806).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group