Porcelain bowl

Metadata

Title

Porcelain bowl

Description

Glazed white porcelain bowl with overglaze polychrome decoration. Rim painted black with polychrome flowers (including roses, tulips, daisies, pansies, etc.) and gilt stylized leaves. Double rimmed base with narrow gilt band around outer base. Family tradition believes that this bowl was owned by Joseph Bonaparte. (Matching dinnerware is 1983.06.01-19.)

Identifier

1979.15.01

Extent

10.75" diameter x 2.375" D

Medium

Porcelain

Is Part Of

Bonaparte Collection, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia

Temporal Coverage

Early 19th century

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. C. Buck Churchman

Citation

“Porcelain bowl,” Bonaparte Collection, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, Joseph Bonaparte in America, accessed December 10, 2018, https://www.josephbonaparteinamerica.org/items/show/16.