Vegetable Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-12319

Description

.2) Shallow ovoid form with deep blue color with well-executed borders, including a diamond cross hatch cavetto. Set) White clay body with bluish-cast white glaze; Canton pattern underglaze blue painted decoration consisting of cross hatched, striped, star and scalloped border bands; central or overall design of "willow" pattern consisting of pagoda house at proper right with trees extending to center, bridge in foreground, islands at left and/or rear and small boats; some with pine trees and birds at top half.

Details

Descriptive Terms

vegetable dishes
porcelain
cutting (dividing)
boats
Canton (Chinese painting style)
cross-hatching
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Willow
Pagoda
Boat
Cut
Cross Hatch
Canton
DISH, VEGETABLE

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

2 x 8.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.977.2