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Bowl

1991.522 (RS21078)

Description

Imari-style bowl with fluted sides and a scalloped rim. The inside is decorated with panel scenes of figures, ships and floral motifs emanating from a center medallion. The outside has floral panels and drapering. There are reign marks on the bottom of the bowl- probably a Chinese version of a Japanese Imari.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1768-1799
Inscriptions
In underglaze blue on the bottom underside are reign marks.
Location of origin
China; Japan
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
enamel paint
gilding
porcelain
throwing (pottery technique)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Possibly China
Possibly Japan
Descriptive terms
BOWL
bowls (vessels)
Classical Figure
Enamel
enamel paint
Floral
floral patterns
Gilded
gilding
Imari
Porcelain
porcelain
Ship
ships
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Dimensions
3.75 (H), 9.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.522
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2496

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