Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1833

GUSN

GUSN-12336

Description

.25) Rectangular shallow form with canted edges. Dark/medium blue decoration. Unusual Canton-type borders with "rising sun", triangular and diamond diapers bordered by irregular scallops. Cavetto border of braid-like elements. 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

platters
porcelain
boats
Canton (Chinese painting style)
cross-hatching
diaper patterns
floral patterns
scalloping
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Willow
Sprig
Pagoda
Boat
Cross Hatch
Scalloped
Diapered
Canton
PLATTER

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

6.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.977.25