Vegetable dish with cover
Rectangular porcelain serving dish. Dish (a) has canted sides and cover (b) with berry finial. Decorated with green tendrils, pink peonies, butterflies on metallic gold ground. Scrolled medallions on body and on cover depict 1) people engaged in various activities and 2) birds and insects with flowers. Two circular medallions bordered in gold flank finial and depict bird and flowers.
Painted underside of cover and inner lip of body: cover: ""1b"" [twice]; body: ""111"" [twice]. Chinese characters.
- Location of origin
- Object type
- Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
- Descriptive terms
- 5 x 9 1/2 x 8 (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears