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Bowl

Description

Bowl, tan clay body with tan underglaze (slip?) overall coloration; Circular shallow dish with molded sides with swirled scroll design and scalloped edge; Flat circular well with underglaze hand-painted decoration of Far Eastern-style bamboo shoots with small sparrow-like bird at top on white field; whole executed in black and white.

Details

Maker
Rookwood Pottery (Maker)
Date
1885
Inscriptions
Impressed mark: ""ROOKWOOD/1885/87/[arrow]."" Incised initials: ""A.M.B.""
Location of origin
Cincinnati, OH, USA; OH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
bamboo (material)
earthenware
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
underglazing
vitrification
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Ohio (United States)
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
Bird
BOWL
bowls (vessels)
Earthenware
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
hand-painted
Painted
painting (image-making)
Semi-Vitrified
Underglazed
underglazing
vitrification
Dimensions
1.25 (H), 6.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1110
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6053

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