Presentation Ship Bowl

M2558

About this object

Painted in blue with a three-masted ship and with floral sprays around the sides of the interior. The rim banded in orange-red. New = The interior painted in blue with a rigged ship, 'The Golden Lion', in the centre surrounded by a border pattern. The sides of the interior painted with floral sprays. The exterior with two border patterns with sprays of flowers between. Provenance = Mayer Collection References = Mayer, 1855, p.8; Gatty, 1882, p.28, cat.11; Lipski & Archer, 1984, p.269, cat.1139
  • Date
    1753 c
  • Maker
    Thomas Shaw
  • Materials
    Earthenware; Thrown; Tin-glazed; Painted
  • Credit line
    Gift of Jospeh Mayer
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    20.3 cm x 43.8 cm
  • Collection
    From the Walker Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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