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.


Glass & white enamel
Art Fund grant:
£5,500 ( Total: £28,000)
Acquired in:
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.


Mr B. Amador.

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Laing Art Gallery New Bridge Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne Tyne and Wear NE1 8AG 0191 232 7734

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