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Washbowl Basin

1991.1273.1 (RS21371)

Description

Chinese export porcelain basin- item 1 of 2 (water bottle) of a toilet set. Deep, footed bowl with overhanging rim, the inside is centered with intricate scroll gilt monogram "AA" with famille rose, overglaze enamel flowers and gilt lambrequin decoration around the rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Inscriptions
Stick on fabric label on the bottom underside reads: LITTLE/21
Location of origin
Jingdezhen, China
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
enameling
gilding
porcelain
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
basins (vessels)
Chinese export
Chinese Export
Enameled
enameling
famille rose
Famille Rose
Gilded
gilding
porcelain
Porcelain
Set, Toilet
toilet sets (washing sets)
Dimensions
3 3/4 x 5 (HxW), 10 1/5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1273.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11023

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Famille Rose

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