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Tropics Bowl, ca. 1875–85

This is a Bowl. 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 base, intricate partly illegible impression: "PRAGUE [?] PORCELAIN"; in red: "TROPICS / WILLETS"

Cite this object as

Tropics Bowl, ca. 1875–85; 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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