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Hot Water Plate

Description

18) Hot water plate. Shallow plate forming top with a deep hollow underside to receive hot water. Semi-circular spout on each side at the rim. Central design of four floral reserves with "precious symbols" bordering a central circular, diapered medallion in the Fitzhugh pattern. Nanking border. 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
1790-1820
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Chinese
cookware
Fitzhugh
Nanking
Pagoda
PLATE, HOT
porcelain
Porcelain
trivets
Underglazed
underglazing
Willow
willow (wood)
Accession Number
1971.979.18
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12181

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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