Waste Bowl; Pomegranate Pattern (from Complete Tea Service)
Decorative Arts and Design
Glazed earthenware with transfer printed decoration
height: 2 in. (5.0 cm)
diameter: 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm) (show scale)
Marked on underside: “Rd No.24209” within a rectangle, with “POMEGRANITE” above and “FWG” below.
Gift of Paul F. Walter
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.
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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)
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