Gravy Bowl with Lid, "Passaic Falls, State of New Jersey"
On View: American Identities: A New Look, American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, Imagining the New Nation’s Landscape, 1800–1880, 5th Floor
6 1/8 x 5 5/8 x 4 13/16 in. (15.6 x 14.3 x 12.2 cm) (show scale)
On bottom: printed in blue underglaze, eagle bearing banner which reads, "E PLURIBUS UNUM" standing on a rectangle which has printed within "PASSAIC FALLS / STATE OF NEW JERSEY"; impressed "B"
Gift of Mrs. William C. Esty
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Enoch Wood & Sons (active 1818-1846). Gravy Bowl with Lid, "Passaic Falls, State of New Jersey," ca. 1825-1830. Earthenware, 6 1/8 x 5 5/8 x 4 13/16 in. (15.6 x 14.3 x 12.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William C. Esty, 60.213.189a-b. Creative Commons-BY
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Earthenware gravy bowl (a) and lid (b) with blue under glaze decoration (pictured with platter, 60.213.187). (a) Bowl: oval base with feather fleur-de-lis handles on either end. Border: Shells with seaweed and foliage around base, top edge of bowl and edge of lid. View on side: "Passaic Falls," riverside with falls between two bluffs with figure standing on shore on both sides of bowl.
Source of view: Drawing by Alexander Robertson (1768-1841). (b) Lid: oval with notch cut out for ladle in one end with rose shaped finial.
Condition: Good, little chip on edge of lid, chip on edge of bowl.
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