Tea bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-3486

Description

TEA SERVICE: Border: navy blue enamel band with gold stars, secondary border: blue band with gold loop chain; cipher "CF" in blue enamel oval with gold stars and edged in gold points. TEA BOWLS: Handleless; secondary border on exterior.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea bowls
enameling
gilding
painting (coating)
porcelain
Chinese export
Porcelain
Enameled
Painted
Gilded
Chinese Export
BOWL, TEA

Inscription

Cipher in oval: ""CF"" [for Clarissa Fowler of Danvers].

Associated Building

Used At Samuel Fowler House,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

2 (H), 3.5 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1934.2978.9

Reference Notes

------------. Choice Sortment, cat. 30.. [No Publisher].

Places

Massachusetts (United States)