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Covered Vegetable Dish

1971.977.7AB (RS117934)

Description

.7AB) Rectangular deep body with shaped corners and a conforming base. Medium blue color with floral sprigs on the exterior. Conforming domed cover with molded scroll design at the base of a pine cone finial handle. Shape and design as in .5AB) but less finely executed. No molding on the top. Less defined pine cone finial. 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
Date
1934-1967
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
5.125 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.977.7AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12324

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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