Butter Dish and Cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-12426

Description

.137ABC) Deep circuladish with a bowl shaped base and a 12-sided rim with an inner flange to receive the strainer. High domed cover with knop finial. Moderately defined and executed design. Willow pattern without people on the bridge. 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

butter dishes (serving dishes)
covers (closures)
porcelain
boats
cross-hatching
floral patterns
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Willow
Sprig
Pagoda
Boat
Cross Hatch
DISH, BUTTER AND COVER

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

4.5 (H), 7.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.977.137AB