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Tea bowl and saucer

Description

Primary border wavy blue band with gold sunbursts, thin red band and blue, gold and red pseudo-spearhead band; secondary border: blue and gold husk chain; main decoration: doves perched on twisted rope with branch between their beaks in oval framed in blue enamel with gold stars, edged in wavy red and gold. 341A: handless with primary border interior, secondary exterior; secondary border around well of 341B.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1810
Location of origin
China
Material
enamel paint
painting (coating)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
BOWL, TEA
Chinese Export
Chinese export
cup plates
Dove
doves
Enamel
enamel paint
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Husk
husk (motif)
Painted
painting (coating)
Porcelain
porcelain
Spearhead
spearheads
Star
stars
Sunburst
sunbursts
tea bowls
Dimensions
3.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.6376AB
GUSN
7161
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