Blue and white decorative dish
Overall: 2 1/4 x 19 1/2 x 16 1/4 in. ( 5.7 x 49.5 x 41.3 cm )
Tin-glazed earthenware oval molded dish with wide rim; white tin glaze decorated in blue with an unclothed woman representing fecundity seated among columns, draperies, leaded windows, and five small children. Flower baskets and masks on the rim and floral sprays and birds in wells. Date (1703) and initials(W over W G) painted in window.
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
painted: on dish in window: "1703" "W" and "W G"
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