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Description

.25) Rectangular shallow form with canted edges. Dark/medium blue decoration. Unusual Canton-type borders with "rising sun", triangular and diamond diapers bordered by irregular scallops. Cavetto border of braid-like elements. 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
1800-1833
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
Canton
Canton (Chinese painting style)
Cross Hatch
cross-hatching
diaper patterns
Diapered
floral patterns
Pagoda
PLATTER
platters
porcelain
Porcelain
Scalloped
scalloping
Sprig
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
6.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.977.25
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12336

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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