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Tea bowl (9) excavated at a Colonial house

Object Number: 
1947.536a-i
Date: 
1775-1790
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 3 1/4 in. ( 5.4 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Earthenware tea bowl; pearlware with underglazed polychrome floral design on exterior; brown line under rim on exterior and interior; brown line on exterior body and at base.
Gallery Label: 
This tea bowl was found by Reginald P. Bolton and others at the Colonial Van Oblienis house, west of Broadway at 176th Street in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group