Washbowl Basin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11023

Description

Chinese export porcelain basin- item 1 of 2 (water bottle) of a toilet set. Deep, footed bowl with overhanging rim, the inside is centered with intricate scroll gilt monogram "AA" with famille rose, overglaze enamel flowers and gilt lambrequin decoration around the rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

basins (vessels)
toilet sets (washing sets)
porcelain
enameling
gilding
Chinese export
famille rose
Gilded
Porcelain
Enameled
Famille Rose
Chinese Export
Set, Toilet

Inscription

Stick on fabric label on the bottom underside reads: LITTLE/21

Pattern

Famille Rose

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Jingdezhen, China

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 5 (HxW), 10 1/5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1273.1