1956.0537 Apothecary bowl, view 1
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Apothecary bowl (Barber basin or shaving bowl)

  • Category:

    Ceramics

  • Place of Origin:

    London (Lambeth), England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1690-1710

  • Materials:

    Earthenware (delftware, faience); Tin glaze

  • Techniques:

    Thrown, Pierced, Painted

  • Museum Object Number:

    1956.0537


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1956.0537

Object Name

Apothecary bowl (Barber basin or shaving bowl)

Category

Ceramics

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

London (Lambeth), England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1690-1710

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Bowl, exterior, under rim; Painted in underglaze blue enamel, illegible

Subjects

Apothecary; Pharmacy; Medical

Materials

Earthenware (delftware, faience); Tin glaze

Techniques

Thrown, Pierced, Painted

Dimensions (inches)

3.504 (H) , 10.039 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

8.9 (H) , 25.5 (Diam)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Britton, Frank. 1987 London Delftware.
English delft barber basins portraying barber's implements: p. 144, 124, Probably London, c. 1725
[Book] Grigsby, Leslie B. 2000 The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware.
English delft barber basins portraying barber's implements: vol. 2, pp. 461-463, nos. D412-D414
[Catalogue] 2007 Christie's (sales catalogue).
English delft barber basins portraying barber's implements: January 26, 2010 (NY), Benjamin F. Edwards III sale, lot 298
[Book] Austin, John C. 1994 British Delft at Williamsburg.
English delft barber basins portraying barber's implements: pp. 236-38, nos. 574-78.