San Jancinto Museum of History

T&E FOR MATERIALS
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  • BOWL

  • CATEGORY: T&E FOR MATERIALS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 1 5/8"H x 10 3/8"Dia.
  • DATE MADE: 1846-1852

Description

Bowl. China transferware. Blue on white. Texian Campaignware. "General Taylor in Texas." OBVERSE: Repeated border pattern with Ceres and war trophies. Central scene of two mounted officers, three foot soldiers, and an injured horse. Background has a carriage and more troops. REVERSE: "TEXIAN CAMPAIGNE... J.B." and "3".


Provenance

Probably by James Beech (1770-1854) at the Lion Works. Also, possibly by Thomas Walker (1823-1852), his son-in-law.

  • CREDIT LINE: Daughters of the Republic of Texas, San Jacinto Chapter


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