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Tropics Bowl, ca. 1875–85

This is a bowl. It was manufactured by Willets Mfg. Co.. It is dated ca. 1875–85 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is gilt and glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Brooklyn Museum. It is credited Gift of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Paul F. Walter Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 3.6 x 23.4 cm (1 7/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On reverse: [1] "OPAQUE PORCELAIN" around cursive monogram "CMW" (?), impressed underglaze [2] "TROPICS" / "WILLETS" separated by dash-dot-dash line, painted in overglaze red

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Tropics Bowl, ca. 1875–85; Manufactured by Willets Mfg. Co. ; USA; gilt and glazed earthenware; H x diam.: 3.6 x 23.4 cm (1 7/16 x 9 3/16 in.); Gift of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Paul F. Walter Collection; 1999-42-1

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