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Description

Blue and white; deeply scalloped squarish edge, interior: network and scallop border; central decoration: mountains in background of house with tree and rocks in water, foreground; exterior: trellis border; two identical scenes of pavillion, right, bridge, foreground, hills and other buildings, distant, and strange mass (tree?), foreground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Location of origin
China
Material
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
BOWL
bowls (vessels)
Bridge
bridges (built works)
Canton
Canton (Chinese painting style)
Chinese Export
Chinese export
House
houses
Mountain
mountains
Pavilion
pavilions (garden structures)
Porcelain
porcelain
Rock
rock
Tree
trees
Underglazed
underglazing
Water
water
Dimensions
4.75 (H), 9.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1983.24
GUSN
3805
Reference Notes
Wesselman, Linda J. and Martha D. Hamilton. Earliest Recollections: Furnishings from the Family of Edwin B. Sears. Boston: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, 1984.

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