Robert Cochran & Son (1846-1896). <em>Bowl, California Pattern</em>, ca. 1850. Glazed earthenware, 1 1/2 x 9 5/8 x 9 in. (3.8 x 24.4 x 22.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Carson, Pirie and Scott Co., by exchange, 2013.37.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2013.37.4.jpg)

Bowl, California Pattern

Artist:Robert Cochran & Son

Medium: Glazed earthenware

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1850

Dimensions: 1 1/2 x 9 5/8 x 9 in. (3.8 x 24.4 x 22.9 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, Imagining the New Nation’s Landscape, 1800–1880

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 2013.37.4

Image: CUR.2013.37.4.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
A molded square earthenware plate with a white ground and transfer-printed decoration in brown ink. A wide band of interlaced vegetal motifs, with a border of triangles and circles, runs along the slightly wavy rim. Within the recessed square at the center of the plate is a scene depicting white and black men panning gold in a river against a backdrop of mountains, tents and rich vegetation. The handles on the sides with three slightly raised knobs. CONDITION: Very good condition.

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