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Description

Blue and white; oval eight-sided rectangle with butterfly, cell and drape border around base and network border with floral reserves around rim of top; right-oriented landscape scene of three-story building atop bridge with figures passing below, right; second bridge with figure carrying load, left foreground; two other buildings beyond bridge; boats beyond and buildings and mountains in distance.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1790
Location of origin
China
Material
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Chinese Export
Chinese export
porcelain
Porcelain
SALTCELLAR
saltcellars
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
1.5 x 3.75 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.56
Credit Line
Gift of William Brewster
GUSN
3772
Reference Notes
------------. Choice Sortment, cat. 30.. [No Publisher].

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