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Rice Bowl

1991.1007 (RS21376)

Description

Bowl is a deep, circular form with rice pattern at the sides and a tall foot ring decorated freehand in a medium blue with a floral spray at the center; the floral spray is within concentric circles; the exterior has a trellis diaper band below the rim and there are leaves encircling the footring; there is an allover pale blue glaze.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Inscriptions
On the bottom of the bowl, handpainted under glaze are Chinese characters.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
BOWL, RICE
bowls (vessels)
hand-painted
Painted
painting (image-making)
porcelain
Porcelain
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
2.25 (H), 4.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1007
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3224

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