Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1768-1799

GUSN

GUSN-2496

Description

Imari-style bowl with fluted sides and a scalloped rim. The inside is decorated with panel scenes of figures, ships and floral motifs emanating from a center medallion. The outside has floral panels and drapering. There are reign marks on the bottom of the bowl- probably a Chinese version of a Japanese Imari.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
enamel paint
gilding
porcelain
throwing (pottery technique)
floral patterns
Imari
ships
Porcelain
Enamel
Gilded
Thrown
Imari
Floral
Ship
Classical Figure
BOWL

Inscription

In underglaze blue on the bottom underside are reign marks.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China; Japan

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

3.75 (H), 9.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.522

Places

Possibly China
Possibly Japan