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Tea bowl

1986.160 (RS24728)

Description

Pearlware tea bowl of tapered cylindrical form molded w/ vertical swirl sides and cut-scalloped rim; on high straight foot rim; hand painted in polychrome enamels w/ flowers and scrolling wavy border in red and blue inside and out; imitation Chinese export.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
enamel paint
glazing (coating)
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
pearlware
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
BOWL, TEA
Enamel
enamel paint
Federal
glazing (coating)
hand-painted
Painted
painting (image-making)
pearlware
Pearlware
tea bowls
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
2.125 (H), 3.125 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.160
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50702

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