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Saucer

1971.979.6-8 (RS117950)

Description

6-8) Saucers. Shallow circular bowl form without a cup ring and a shallow foot ring. They are the mates to the tea bowls. Set) White clay body with bluish-white glaze; Nanking style underglaze blue painted border design consisting of spearhead border with cross hatch or diagonal line banding; central or overall design of various versions of "Willow" pattern consisting of pagoda house at proper right (w/ or w/o people), trees in center, some with bridges, birds or boats.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Chinese
Nanking
Pagoda
porcelain
Porcelain
SAUCER
saucers (plates)
Underglazed
underglazing
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
1.125 (H), 5.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.979.6-8
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12173

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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