Rice Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-3224

Description

Bowl is a deep, circular form with rice pattern at the sides and a tall foot ring decorated freehand in a medium blue with a floral spray at the center; the floral spray is within concentric circles; the exterior has a trellis diaper band below the rim and there are leaves encircling the footring; there is an allover pale blue glaze.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
porcelain
underglazing
Porcelain
Underglazed
Painted
BOWL, RICE

Inscription

On the bottom of the bowl, handpainted under glaze are Chinese characters.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.25 (H), 4.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1007