Covered Vegetable Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1934-1967

GUSN

GUSN-12324

Description

.7AB) Rectangular deep body with shaped corners and a conforming base. Medium blue color with floral sprigs on the exterior. Conforming domed cover with molded scroll design at the base of a pine cone finial handle. Shape and design as in .5AB) but less finely executed. No molding on the top. Less defined pine cone finial. 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
Sprig
Pagoda
Boat
Cross Hatch
Pinecone
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

5.125 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.977.7AB