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Bonbon dish

Description

White clay body w/ colorless "white" glaze. Leaf-shaped shallow body w/ scalloped edge and a half round handle at end. Overglaze enamel decoration in the rose palette, featuring butterfly and fruit design overall w/ two reserves featuring interior mandarin scenes alternating w/ two reserves featuring birds.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1870
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
bonbon dishes
butterflies
Butterfly
Chinese
DISH, BONBON
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
Mandarin
porcelain
Porcelain
Rose
rose (genus)
Dimensions
1.125 x 5.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1973.13
GUSN
25842

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