Rice Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-3225

Description

Deep circular form with conforming footring and rice pattern sides; handpainted underglaze in deep blue with a floral spray within concentric rings at the face and a stylized band of of devices below the rim; the exterior has a band of trellis diaper below the rim and a band of ancestral 'objects' and ribbons above the foot ring; the overall glaze is Celadon blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
painting (coating)
porcelain
underglazing
Porcelain
Underglazed
Painted
BOWL, RICE

Inscription

Chinese characters are painted freehand on the bottom of the bowl.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1008