Washstand Water Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11024

Description

Chinese export porcelain water bottle- item 2 of 2 (waterbowl basin) of a toilet set. Bottle of bulbous shape with long neck and outflared rim, with conforming monogram and floral decoraion; and no reign marks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bottles
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

9 3/5 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1273.2