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Tea bowl

1998.468.1 (RS21629)

Description

Chinese porcelain bowl; simple bird and floral decoration; blue dotted band around outside rim; dontil maroon band around inside rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1797
Inscriptions
Painted on inside surface of bowls: [Chinese symbol--see worksheet]
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
BOWL, TEA
Branch
figure- and animal-derived motifs
foliation (pattern)
glazing (coating)
Painted
painting (coating)
porcelain
Porcelain
tea bowls
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
2.5 (H), 5.625 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.468.1
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18431

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