Chinese Warming Pot

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2190

Description

Hexagonal-shaped with Canton-like blue and white landscape scenes and floral border; drop-in central cylinder with floral rice-grain decoration and concave lid; both containers fitted with double set of metal handles; small bracket feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hot water urns
porcelain
brass (alloy)
glazing (coating)
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
tin (metal)
Porcelain
Painted
Tin Glazed
Brass
Landscape
POT, HOT WATER

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.199

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.199A-C