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Teacup

Description

12) Tea cup with a "wishbone" handle. Canted foot ring. Single diagonal line border. Bridge and man in a house in a 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. 1830
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
TEACUP
teacups
Underglazed
underglazing
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
2.438 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.979.12
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12175

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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