Red-painted Turned Wooden Bowl, probably New England, early 19th century, with turnings on collar and base and make-do string repair on two rim cracks, ht. 5 3/4, dia. 18 1/4 in.
Literature: The Impecunious Collector's Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, pp. 111-12, fig. 103.
The bowl somewhat out of round.
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