Bowl, Argenta Pattern
Glazed Earthenware, Silverplate
4 1/2 x 9 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (11.4 x 24.8 x 24.8 cm) (show scale)
Imprinted on metal rim: "J.G & S [Company logo with shield of Cupid with bow and arrow] 550"
Inscribed on metal rim under company initials and logo: "3"
Inscribed on metal rim: "35082"
Imprinted on underside of base: "WEDGWOOD"
Imprinted on underside of base: "040"
Handpainted on underside of base: "M / 3088"
Handpainted on underside of base: "II"
Handwritten in pen on paper label on underside of base: "4626"
Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
Squat, thick-walled polychrome white bowl in the Japanesque style with flat top, straight-sided applied metal rim. Body flares out from rim to midpoint and tapers to molded foot. Overall body with six even scallops. Two opposed similar clusters of six and eight green flowers with yellow centers alternating with molded raised asymmetrical arrangement of green stems with spiky cluster of thin leaves and small clusters of red petaled flowers with yellow centers.
Condition: Very good
This item is not on view
Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Ltd. (founded 1759). Bowl, Argenta Pattern, ca. 1885. Glazed Earthenware, Silverplate, 4 1/2 x 9 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (11.4 x 24.8 x 24.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.253. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.152.253_view1.jpg)
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