Underglaze Painted Pearlware Bowl

(ca. 1795 - ca. 1815)

One mended pearlware bowl consisting of rim, body, base, and footring sherds with a polychrome design. The interior surface is decorated with a red/orange and brown underglaze painted flower with green leaves in the center of the bowl and a brown line below the interior rim. The exterior surface is decorated with a yellow band outlined in dark brown below the rim, a brown design reminiscent of wheat ears around the circumference of the bowl, and a wavy dotted blue line. This is an example of pearlware design #5. Additional base, body, and rim fragments featuring this design are present. The base diameter is approximately 9.5 cm., the rim diameter is 18.5 cm., and the height is 8 cm.

7 Hanover Square

Manhattan, 7 Hanover Square

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