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Object ID 1973.006.001
Object Name Bowl
Collection Ceramics
Credit line Gift From the Home for Aged Women Inc., Wilmington
Year Range from 1815
Year Range to 1845
Made James and Ralph Clews
Makers mark Clews
Description Dark blue transfer-printed wash stand bowl with a broad, flat rim. The bowl has an image on the inside of the bowl of a water front scene with two tall ships decked out in flags and surrounded by small boats. Text underneath the scene reads: "Landing of Gen. LaFayette at Castle Garden, New York, 16 August 1824". The outside has blue floral designs around it. It is stamped: "Clews Warranted Staffordshire" in a circle surrounding a crown on the base.
Dimensions H-4 Dia-12 inches
Dimension Details
Subjects Bowls (Tableware)
Search Terms Bowls
Blue Staffordshire
Marquis de Lafayette
Home For Aged Women
Room Read Bedroom
Material Ceramic
Place of Origin Cobridge, Staffordshire, England
Event Landing of Lafayette