Earthenware bowl

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Decorated by Jessie M. King

Postcard of Earthenware bowl.
© National Museums Scotland

Earthenware bowl

This earthenware bowl was decorated by Jessie M. King in the 1940s. King tended to decorate blanks purchased from factories.

The bowl is painted with a band of running deer in brown on blue.

Jessie M King (1875-1949) had talents which led her to explore different materials. She inspired others through ventures such as the 'Green Gate Close', a studio shared by women in Kirkcudbrught.

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Online ID: 000-100-046-406-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.1992.380
Date: 1940s
Material: Earthenware, painted. Inscription: J / M / K; [green gate mark]; [brown rabbit mark]
Dimensions: 62 mm H x 120 mm D
What: Bowl
Who: Jessie M. King (Pottery decorator)
Description: Small, earthenware bowl of white ground painted with band of running deer in brown on blue, with green gate and brown rabbit marks, signed and decorated by Jessie M. King, 1940s
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