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1971.977.1 (RS117933)

Description

.1) Square bowl with indented or "cut" shaped corners; circular base; cross hatch border without scallops on exterior; interior bottom with island scene; Canton willow pattern on exterior. Set) White clay body with bluish-cast white glaze; Canton pattern underglaze blue painted decoration consisting of cross hatched, striped, star and scalloped border bands; central or overall design of "willow" pattern consisting of pagoda house at proper right with trees extending to center, bridge in foreground, islands at left and/or rear and small boats; some with pine trees and birds at top half.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
cutting (dividing)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Boat
boats
BOWL
bowls (vessels)
Canton
Canton (Chinese painting style)
Cross Hatch
cross-hatching
Cut
cutting (dividing)
Pagoda
Porcelain
porcelain
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
4.375 x 9.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.977.1
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5784

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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