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Sauce Taureen and Cover

1971.977.133AB (RS117944)

Description

.133AB) Sauce tureen and cover. Oval, with a domed top and modified eagle's head finial. Body tapers toward the base, it has two hog's head handles and a flared domed base. 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
1834-1867
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
Eagle
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
Pagoda
Pig
pig
Porcelain
porcelain
sauce tureens
Sprig
TUREEN, SAUCE AND COVER
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
2.75 x 4.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.977.133AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12421

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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