Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bowl
  • C. Tielsch & Co. Altwasser
  • bowl, circa 1845
  • Where object was made: Lower Silesia, Germany
  • ceramic, gilding
  • Object Height/Width: 6.3 x 28.6 cm
    Object Height/Width: 2 1/2 x 11 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6498
Description

Ceramic bowl with gilded trim. In the center of the bowl is a painted grouping of fruit, including a pear, plums, and an apple(?). The border has turquoise and pink grape leaves. The stems of the leaves are white and form the perforated edge.