Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1810

GUSN

GUSN-12174

Description

9-11) Small plates. Shallow circular form, deep blue in color with single diagonal line border instead of cross hatching. Better defined spearheads. Bridge and boats in willow pattern. Set) White clay body with bluish-white glaze; Nanking style underglaze blue painted border design consisting of spearhead border with cross hatch or diagonal line banding; central or overall design of various versions of "Willow" pattern consisting of pagoda house at proper right (w/ or w/o people), trees in center, some with bridges, birds or boats.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
porcelain
underglazing
Chinese
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Nanking
Willow
Underglazed
Pagoda
PLATE

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

5.563 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.979.9-11