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Eggcup

1949.642.5 (RS119756)

Description

General: underglaze blue and white Canton pattern showing scene of pagodas, trees and bridge. Canton border of cross-hatched and scalloped bands. Eggcup: deep bowl with thin stem and circular foot. Modified star borders. Swastika and diamonds on stem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
glazing (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Bridge
bridges (built works)
Chinese Export
Chinese export
Cross Hatch
cross-hatching
Diamond
EGGCUP
eggcups
glazing (coating)
lozenges
Pagoda
Porcelain
porcelain
Scalloped
scalloping
Star
stars
Swastika
swastikas
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Tree
trees
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
2.625 x 2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.642.5
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7861

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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