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Waste Bowl; Pomegranate Pattern (from Complete Tea Service)

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Glazed earthenware with transfer printed decoration
  • Place Made: England
  • DATES ca. 1880
    DIMENSIONS height: 2 in. (5.0 cm) diameter: 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Marked on underside: “Rd No.24209” within a rectangle, with “POMEGRANITE” above and “FWG” below.
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1993.209.91
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Waste Bowl; Pomegranate Pattern (from Complete Tea Service), ca. 1880. Glazed earthenware with transfer printed decoration, height: 2 in. (5.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1993.209.91. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1993.209.91.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1993.209.91.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION A rounded waste bowl, decorated with transfer-printed polychrome designs of stylized branches and pomegranates on a white ground. At center is an open picture book revealing a scene with two girls sitting on a green pasture, flanked by a Chinese brush and ink landscape on light blue ground and a rounded fan decorated with fish in the Chinese style. Gilt line along rim. Part of a 11-piece tea set. CONDITION: Excellent.
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     <em>Waste Bowl; Pomegranate Pattern (from Complete Tea Service)</em>, ca. 1880. Glazed earthenware with transfer printed decoration, height: 2 in. (5.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1993.209.91. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1993.209.91.jpg)