~ 19th Century Porcelain Pedestal Ship Bowl ~
A lovely 19th century porcelain pedestal bowl with a ship motif.
The bowl is of deep circular form in white porcelain.
The exterior is decorated to the front with an oval reserve, hand-painted with a fully rigged British Merchant Navy ship under sail.
On the opposing side is another oval cartouche left blank for a birth, marriage or similar commemoration.
There are horizontal bands of gilding and gilded foliate sprays around the circumference of the bowl.
The interior is decorated with hand painted delicate flowers.
~ Dimensions ~
The bowl has a diameter of 28cm (11 inches) and a depth of 13cm (5 ¼ inches).
It weighs 1.99 Kg.
~ Condition ~
There is some wear to gilding and reasonable wear to interior painting
The bowl is structurally in very good condition with no cracks chips or repairs.