Waste bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-3784

Description

Porcelain waste bowl with exterior medallions of birds and flowers surrounded by flowers, scrolls, and butterflies on gold ground. Bowl interior has round medallion in center of basin with bird and flower. This polychrome design is sometimes known as Rose Medallion.

Details

Descriptive Terms

slop bowls
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Chinese export
Container, Food Waste
Bowl, Waste
Bowl, Waste

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

2 7/8 (H), 7 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.421.2