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Tureen Cover

Description

.153) Cover from sauce tureen. Rectanguloid and slightly domed form with shaped corners. Eagle head or arched feather 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
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
COVER
covers (closures)
Cross Hatch
cross-hatching
floral patterns
Pagoda
Porcelain
porcelain
Sprig
Willow
willow (wood)
Accession Number
1971.977.153
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12443

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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