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
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:  "OPAQUE PORCELAIN" around cursive monogram "CMW" (?), impressed underglaze  "TROPICS" / "WILLETS" separated by dash-dot-dash line, painted in overglaze red
It is signed
It is inscribed
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