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Tea Bowl

Description

16) Tea bowl or rice bowl. Design similar to 1971.979.1, but a deeper blue decoration. 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. 1850
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
BOWL, TEA
Chinese
Nanking
Pagoda
porcelain
Porcelain
tea bowls
Underglazed
underglazing
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
2.188 (H), 6.188 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.979.16
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12179

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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