Washbowl

Object Number: 
1945.243a
Date: 
1842-1860
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 10 5/8 in. ( 15.2 x 27 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on base in brown: image of nightingale perched on bough with "Jenny Lind" abov printed: inside bowl in brown:"J & MP & Co"
Description: 
Brown transfer printed pearlware wash bowl with slightly rounded edges and a rounded square pedestal; inside the bowl, there is a portrait of Jenny Lind from the waist up; the inner border is composed of roses, scrolls, and lozenge diaper pattern enclosed in a cartouche; on the outside, on either side, there is an image of Jenny Lind in a classical setting with urns.
Gallery Label: 
The label inside the bowl reads "WASH BOWL & PITCHER/MADE TO ORDER FOR AN ADMIRER OF JENNY LIND."
Credit Line: 
From the Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group