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Cup and Saucer

Description

.55AB) Deep cylindrical bowl with a foot ring and a C-scroll handle. Interior borders are simple but well executed. Deep saucers with sides rising sharply from the foot. Borders reduced to diagonal lines. 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
ca. 1840
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
CUP AND SAUCER
cups
floral patterns
Pagoda
porcelain
Porcelain
saucers (plates)
Sprig
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
2.5 x 3.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.977.55AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12352

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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