18th-19thC. French Barber Bowl,
French faience barber or
shaving bowl, hand-painted scene of man fishing from bridge with house
in background and floral border at rim, ca.1800-1850. These personal
bowls were carried to the village barber for grooming purposes, but were
also used in medical and dental applications, as most barbers practiced
blood-letting, etc. as well.
9 3/4 L x 7.5 D x 2.5 H.
18th-19thC. French Barber Bowl