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Waste bowl

Object Number: 
ca. 1770
Overall: 3 1/2 x 6 1/8 in. ( 8.9 x 15.6 cm )
hand painted: in underglaze blue: crossed swords
Half dome shaped molded porcelain bowl with slightly flaring rim with gilded edge, interior molded with very fine reeding hand painted scrolling floral rim on interior with central, single floral spray in dark pink; exterior hand painted in same dark pink with oriental rock and chrysanthemum and other blossom with insects and birds in other overglaze enamel colors.
Gallery Label: 
This waste bowl is part of a tea service which includes 1940.37-45.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Van Horne Ellis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group