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Tea Bowl

1937.377.2 (RS213147)

Description

Child's handleless porcelain cup. Exterior border: blue and gold alternating dot band; interior: gold border with blue enamel abstract leaf and flowers and rounded arch and dot below; monogram "S.H.L." in gold oval.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Inscriptions
"S.H.L." [for Susanna Hickling Lewis]. (Painted)
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
Bowl, Drinking
Bowl, Tea
Children's food service tools and equipment
Chinese export
enameling
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
tea bowls
Dimensions
1 1/4 (H), 2 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.377.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Theodora Willard
GUSN
6977

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