Bonbon dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-25841

Description

White clay body w/ colorless "white" glaze w/ slightly celadon tint. Oval shape w/ slightly dished and canted rim and a corresponding oval well. Overglaze enamel polychrome decoration in the rose palette featuring gilt ground w/ butterflies at central reserve. Quartered by scenic reserves, two w/ mandarin court scenes and two w/ birds and floral motif.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonbon dishes
porcelain
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
butterflies
Chinese
floral patterns
rose (genus)
Porcelain
Mandarin
Rose
Butterfly
Bird
DISH, BONBON

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1.25 x 6.188 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1973.12