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Tea Bowl

1967.154.3 (RS212782)

Description

Porcelain tea bowl. Gold gilt painted rim. Interior floral and vine chain. Exterior medallion featuring a monogram surrounded by ribbons and garlands.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1795
Inscriptions
""OS"" for Oliver Smith (d. 1797), original owner. ""Memento""
Material
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
Bowl, Drinking
Bowl, Tea
Chinese Export
Chinese export
Gilded
gilding
hand-painted
Painted
porcelain
Porcelain
tea bowls
Dimensions
3 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1967.154.3
Credit Line
Bequest of Almira Wellington Bates
GUSN
6970
Reference Notes
Co-publisher: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

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