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Ladle

Description

Celadon underglazed with gilded band around edge which ends in a gilt sunburst at the tip of the handle; overall pattern contains birds, flowers and butterflies in a Rose Medallion palette with gilt highlights; handle forms a "V" which slopes into the bowl of the ladle; underside of bowl is flattened so that it stands freely.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
celadon (glaze)
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Utensils
Descriptive terms
celadon (glaze)
Chinese export
Ladle, Serving
ladles
porcelain
underglazing
Accession Number
1971.1118
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6061

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