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Covered Vegetable Dish

1971.977.3AB (RS117934)

Description

.3AB) Elongated diamond-shaped body with a shaped rim. Deep well. Light blue color with floral sprigs on the exterior. Conforming domed cover with pine cone finial handle. Set) White clay body with bluish-cast white glaze; Canton pattern underglaze blue painted decoration consisting of cross hatched, striped, star and scalloped border bands; central or overall design of "willow" pattern consisting of pagoda house at proper right with trees extending to center, bridge in foreground, islands at left and/or rear and small boats; some with pine trees and birds at top half.

Details

Maker
unknown
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Boat
boats
Cross Hatch
cross-hatching
DISH, VEGETABLE
floral patterns
Pagoda
Pinecone
porcelain
Porcelain
Sprig
vegetable dishes
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.977.3AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12320

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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