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Robert Hunter and Jeffrey Ray
A Bonnin and Morris Waste Bowl

Ceramics in America 2007

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  • Figure 1
    Figure 1

    Waste or slop bowl, American China Manufactory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1770–1772. Soft-paste porcelain. (Courtesy, Atwater Kent Museum; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

  • Figure 2
    Figure 2

    Bottom view of the bowl illustrated in fig. 1, showing the “P” mark.

  • Figure 3
    Figure 3

    Interior view of the bowl illustrated in fig. 1.

  • Figure 4
    Figure 4

    Detail of the interior rim of the bowl illustrated in fig. 1.

  • Figure 5
    Figure 5

    Detail of the glassy glaze flaw on the rim of the bowl illustrated in fig. 1.

  • Figure 6
    Figure 6

    Detail of firing flaw on the footrim of the bowl illustrated in fig. 1. The small residue is where the bowl sat on the kiln furniture during firing.