Salt

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1770-1790

GUSN

GUSN-3772

Description

Blue and white; oval eight-sided rectangle with butterfly, cell and drape border around base and network border with floral reserves around rim of top; right-oriented landscape scene of three-story building atop bridge with figures passing below, right; second bridge with figure carrying load, left foreground; two other buildings beyond bridge; boats beyond and buildings and mountains in distance.

Details

Descriptive Terms

saltcellars
porcelain
underglazing
Chinese export
Porcelain
Underglazed
Chinese Export
SALTCELLAR

Additional Identification Number

1926.56A

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1.5 x 3.75 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Brewster

Accession Number

1926.56

Reference Notes

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