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Tulip Bulb Pot

Description

Porcelain tulip bulb pot. Pot is segmented into five footed lobes with central neck topped with pink glazed flower. The pot is enameled with pick flowers, green tendrals and butterflies on gold ground. Each lobe of the pot is decorated with a scene of either figures or birds and flowers in a square medallion. The neck is decorated with two oblong medallions, one of figures and the other flowers. Asian characters are glazed inside pot's central foot.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1736-1795
Inscriptions
Chinese characters (see note)
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Descriptive terms
enameling
Flora, Artificial
Flower, Artificial
flowerpots
hand-painted
porcelain
Dimensions
10 x 7 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.362
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. F. Gordon Patterson
GUSN
39684

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