Bowl, ca. 1780

  • Puebla, Mexican

Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Framed: Overall: 11 1/2 inches (29.2 cm)

Museum Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund


On View

  • American: Whitby Hall, Corrider Gallery W262


American Art before 1950

  • Dots
  • Cartouches
  • Puebla
  • Water
  • Tin glaze
  • Ceramic
  • Plants
  • Flowers (plants)
  • Diamonds (motifs)
  • Crosshatching
  • Bowl
  • Land
  • Cactus
  • Moth

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Marked, on a modern printed label: 99 [inventory number from the Emily de Forest collection]

Inscribed, on bottom of bowl, painted, in black: [resembles a conjioned IE over an H]


(Robert Simon Fine Art, Inc., New York, New York, USA); 2019-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Puebla, Mexican, Bowl, ca. 1780, tin-glazed earthenware. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund, 2019.14.