Hot Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-12351

Description

.53-.54) Octagonal plate with a deep circular well forming the top with a deep hollow underside to receive the hot water. Squared spouts on each side at the rim. Deep blue, well executed decoration with defined diamond cross hatch border replacing usual starred border; wavy scalloped edge. Braid-like cavetto border. Reversal of position of the pagoda house to the left side of the design. 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

trivets
cookware
porcelain
boats
cross-hatching
floral patterns
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Willow
Sprig
Pagoda
Boat
Cross Hatch
PLATE, HOT

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

2 x 10.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.977.53-54