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1971.977.36 (RS117939)

Description

.36) Like .34) - Deep ovoid well with a flange for a cover. Wide flat rim with ovoid corners. and a defined base. Deep blue broadly painted decoration, well executed. 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
1800-1850
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
floral patterns
Pagoda
PLATTER
platters
porcelain
Porcelain
Sprig
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
2.5 x 10.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.977.36
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12347

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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