Hot Water Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-12181

Description

18) Hot water plate. Shallow plate forming top with a deep hollow underside to receive hot water. Semi-circular spout on each side at the rim. Central design of four floral reserves with "precious symbols" bordering a central circular, diapered medallion in the Fitzhugh pattern. Nanking border. 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

trivets
cookware
porcelain
underglazing
Chinese
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Nanking
Willow
Underglazed
Pagoda
Fitzhugh
PLATE, HOT

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.979.18