Tea bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1785-1800

GUSN

GUSN-33047

Description

Handleless, hand-painted porcelain cup. Exterior: Masonic devices in blue bordered oval; gold painted small flower spray. Interior border: blue enamel and gold bands.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea bowls
enameling
gilding
porcelain
hand-painted
glazing (coating)
Chinese export
Bowl, Drinking
Bowl, Tea
Masonic
Gilded
Bowl, Tea

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

1 3/4 (H), 3 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Alice A. Stevens

Accession Number

1929.1815