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Serving bowl

1990.299.40 (RS214920)

Description

Shallow, shell-shaped serving bowl with extended "comb" at one side in orange with gold highlights. Interior enameled with scrolled medallions with alternating scenes of 1) birds, butterflies and flowers and 2) people engaged in activities. Central round medallion of bird and flower. Medallions surrounded by tendrils, flowers, and butterflies on gold ground.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1875
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Bowl, Serving
Chinese Export
enameling
hand-painted
medallions (ornament areas)
nappies (bowls)
porcelain
Rose Medallion
Dimensions
2 x 10 1/4 x 11 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.299.40
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Thomas M. Hill, Jr.
GUSN
3811

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