Covered Vegetable Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-12320

Description

.3AB) Elongated diamond-shaped body with a shaped rim. Deep well. Light blue color with floral sprigs on the exterior. Conforming domed cover with pine cone finial handle. 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
boats
cross-hatching
floral patterns
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Willow
Pinecone
Sprig
Pagoda
Cross Hatch
Boat
DISH, VEGETABLE

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

4 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.977.3AB