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Bowl

Place Made:
Jingdezhen and Guangzhou China
Date Made:
1817-1820
Medium:
porcelain
Dimensions:
HOA: 3; WOA: 6 1/4
Accession Number:
2294.1 a,b
Description:
Two-handled porcelain bowl with cover with pomegranate knob, white with sepia Fitzhugh pattern and bearing the crest of the Manigault family of Charleston, consisting of the bust of an Indian with quiver and arrows and bow surmounting a circular scroll with the motto “PROSPICERE QUAM ULCISCI,” enclosing the initials GHM.
History:
The initials GHM stand for Gabriel Henry Manigault (1788-1834), a younger brother of Charles Izard Manigault (1785-1874) who lived in China from1817 to 1820 and procured at that time a second porcelain dinner service for himself decorated with the Manigault family coat of arms.

Credit Line:
MESDA Purchase Fund