Bonbon dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-25842

Description

White clay body w/ colorless "white" glaze. Leaf-shaped shallow body w/ scalloped edge and a half round handle at end. Overglaze enamel decoration in the rose palette, featuring butterfly and fruit design overall w/ two reserves featuring interior mandarin scenes alternating w/ two reserves featuring birds.

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

Dimensions

1.125 x 5.75 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1973.13