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1985.178 (RS118556)

Description

White clay body w/ bluish-white glaze. Deep circular bowl form tapering to a high circular foot ring. Simple C-shaped handle (missing). Underglaze cobalt blue painted decoration in "willow" pattern, featuring a simple grass sprig in well w/ broadly executed Canton border. Exterior decorated w/ bridge, willows and pagodas.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
willow (wood)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Bridge
bridges (built works)
CUP
cups
Pagoda
porcelain
Porcelain
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
2.25 x 3.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.178
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24969

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