Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1885

GUSN

GUSN-6053

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

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
bamboo (material)
earthenware
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
vitrification
underglazing
bamboo (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Bamboo
Bird
Underglazed
Painted
BOWL

Inscription

Impressed mark: ""ROOKWOOD/1885/87/[arrow]."" Incised initials: ""A.M.B.""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Rookwood Pottery (Maker)

Location of Origin

Cincinnati, OH, USA; OH, USA

Dimensions

1.25 (H), 6.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1110

Places

Ohio (United States)