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Object Name Bowl, Oyster
Catalog Number 0985.11.00150, a
Description The oyster bowl with lid (.150a) is white semi-porcelain with a blue stencil design, a rural estate on the bottom, and leaves on the outside and on the lid. It has no marks.
Dimensions H-7 W-10 inches
Owned Claybrooke family; John S. Claybrooke
Provenance The oyster bowl was used in Richmond, Virginia, by the Claybrooke family. At the age of five years old, John S. Claybrooke used to eat oysters from this bowl (ca. 1812). It is possibly of American manufacture.
People Claybrooke family
Claybrooke, John S.
Search Terms Richmond, Virginia
Subjects children
boys
Food