Overall: 5 x 10 in. ( 12.7 x 25.4 cm )
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.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
written: on collector's label on underside of bowl: "225/Eng."
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.
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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