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.

By the end of the 19th century Glasgow School of Art was central to the development of female artistic talent in Scotland. Jessie M King (1875-1949) taught at the school.

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Online ID: 000-190-000-249-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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