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Description

9-11) Small plates. Shallow circular form, deep blue in color with single diagonal line border instead of cross hatching. Better defined spearheads. Bridge and boats in willow pattern. 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
ca. 1810
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
PLATE
plates (dishes)
porcelain
Porcelain
Underglazed
underglazing
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
5.563 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.979.9-11
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12174

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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