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Footed Bowl, Stella Pattern

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Made: Etruria, England
  • DATES ca. 1920
    DIMENSIONS height: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); diameter: 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
    MARKINGS Impressed on bottom: "[?] / [Illegible word which might be ENGLAND] Painted in iridescent green on bottom: "C5213 / [an arrow pointing up at the 1 and 3]"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2004.94.2
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Rosemarie Haag Bletter and Martin Filler
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Broad inverted bell-shaped bowl raised on short stem with broad circular base, iridescent yellow and green painted decoration and gilding. Primary decoration consists of green scrolling foliate band on upper exterior portion of bowl with scalloped border underneath. Bottom of bowl and stem has yellow iridescent ground accented with small random gilded stars. Decoration on foot consists of narrow band of green "S" shapes alternating with gold dots and an outer band of yellow with gilded stars. Upper interior of bowl decorated with another band of iridescent yellow with random small gilded stars. Condition: Very good. Minor wear to gilding at top rim and foot rim.
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