Dandridge Christening Bowl

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Title

Dandridge Christening Bowl

Subject

Martha Washington's early life

Description

This bowl has been passed down through generations of Dandridge descendants and is known as the “Dandridge Christening Bowl.”  It is an example of famille verte ware, a style of Chinese porcelain. Although the bowl’s precise  provenance is uncertain, it is possible that Martha Dandridge was christened in 1731 with water from ithis bowl, or one like it.

Language

eng

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Citation

Mount Vernon, W-2405

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Original Format

china

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How to Cite this Item

"Dandridge Christening Bowl," in Martha Washington, Item #82, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/82 (accessed January 17, 2018).