Tea bowl and saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1780-1797

GUSN

GUSN-18433

Description

Chinese porcelain tea bowl and saucer; simple bird and floral decoration; blue dotted band around outside rim; dontil maroon band around inside rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea bowls
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
foliation (pattern)
Porcelain
Painted
Tin Glazed
Bird
Branch
BOWL, TEA AND SAUCER

Inscription

Painted on inside surface of bowls: [Chinese symbol--see worksheet]

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1.875 (H), 3.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.468.3AB