Eric Ravilious. Wedgwood. 1937. Earthenware. Height: 5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.); diameter 16.7 cm (6 9/16 in.). England. Collection of Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Gift of Paul Walter.
The bowl for a child features the alphabet and a series of images of easily named objects, including a plane, octopus, mountain, duck, whale, building, palm tree, and a kettle on a stove.
Senior Curator of Contemporary Design
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum