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What is this?

Large footed bowl with transfer-printed and hand-colored decoration in three large reserves showing scenes of a boat race and spectators; inner wall of cup with small image of a mermaid in a boat with oars and the sun shining above.

This is a footed bowl from United Kingdom. It is dated 1938 and we acquired it in 1989. Gift of Paul F. Walter.

Its medium is

glazed earthenware, transfer-printed and hand-colored decoration

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 25.5 x 21.3 cm (10 1/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

This object was manufactured by Wedgwood and designed by Eric Ravilious

This object was donated by Paul F. Walter

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Footed Bowl, "Boat Race Day", 1938 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=18 December 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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