Washbowl

Object Number: 
1940.323
Date: 
1829-1855
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. ( 17.1 x 34.9 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back: medallion with eagle at center reading "T. MAYER STORE: STAFFORDSHIRE"
Description: 
Dark blue transfer printed pearlware wash bowl with flared, scalloped edges; the central image (at the bottom of the bowl) depicts Justice holding scales, a sword, and laurels; a banner draped over a cornucopia reads "INDUSTRY THE MEANS PLENTY THE RES."; the border pattern is leaves and flowers
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Provenance: 
Purchased by Mrs. J. Insley Blair from Ginsburg & Levy, Jan. 1927 ($50).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group