Marriage bowl

English
dated 1743


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Overall: 12.1cm (4 3/4in.) Other (Overall): 31.8cm (12 1/2in.)

Accession Number

62.1216

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Decorated in underglaze blue, summer landscape in center, narrow paneled inner rim; panels of landscapes with buildings and farming on sides, border of floral design near small blue foot-rim enclosing R over I M over 1743. Edges chipped. One big chip off rim.

Inscription

Inscribed in underglaze blue on underside of foot: "I R M / 1743"

Provenance

1962, year-end gift of Lloyd E. Hawes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 20, 1962)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Lloyd E. Hawes