Rice Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-3226

Description

Deep, circular form with conforming foot rings and rice patterned sides; in the center, within concentric circles is a handpainted floral spray in medium blue; there are blurred devices below the rim; the exterior is decorated with a trellis diaper band below the rim and tobacco leaves about the footring; the overall glaze is Celadon blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
Porcelain
Tin Glazed
Painted
BOWL, RICE

Inscription

Handpainted on the bottom is a blurred letter which resembles an 'I.'

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

1991.1009