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: Applied Art
: Tin-glazed earthenware bowl. It has sloping sides rounding under to a foot ring. Inscribed within the foot ring: ' CHRISTOPHAR BOWEN, // 1747// . ' It is painted in blue on a pale bluish glaze and has abrown rim. Inside the bowl is a two-masted sailing ship with a figurehead and two figures on board, below is the inscription ' SUCCESS TO THE TWO SISTERS '. This scene sits within a circle border. Below the rim is a border of a trellis pattern on a blue band with five stroke pendants. On the exterior of the bowl are two meandering flower stems and a border of the blue trellis interspersed with half-flower motifs.
: Gautier collection: Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) / England, Northern Europe, Europe
: Liverpool (probably)
: 1747, dated: Charbonnier, Theodore: [Citation] English Delftware in the Bristol Collection. 10.53.
: Given by Theodore Charbonnier, 1925.