Commemorative bowl by William Beilby

Enamelled glass bowl inscribed: 'The Margaret and Winneford' to commemorate the launching of a ship of that name from Hillgate, on the Tyne, built for Henry Forster.


Details

Category:
Maritime
Medium:
Glass & white enamel
Art Fund grant:
£5,500 ( Total: £28,000)
Acquired in:
1986
Vendor:
B Amador

Decorated by William Beilby. The circular bowl has incurving sides and everted foot ring. It is painted in coloured enamels on one side with a two-masted sailing ship and a swan. The reverse has the arms of Forster, scrolls, swags and diaper panels.

Provenance

Mr B. Amador.

Venue details

Laing Art Gallery New Bridge Street, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Tyne and Wear NE1 8AG 0191 232 7734 www.twmuseums.org.uk/laing

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