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1977.844 (RS117140)

Description

Deep circular bowl form with flaring sides terminating in wide mouth; underglaze blue Willow pattern with central blue circular band with thin characters enclosed by large scrolls at bowl interior; sides decorated with three rows of rice grain pattern; piercings filled with glaze; exterior decorated with three border bands.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Inscriptions
Chinese character mark on bottom.
Location of origin
Canton, China
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
BOWL
bowls (vessels)
Canton
Canton (Chinese painting style)
porcelain
Porcelain
Underglazed
underglazing
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
1.75 x 8.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.844
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4731

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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