Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-3805

Description

Blue and white; deeply scalloped squarish edge, interior: network and scallop border; central decoration: mountains in background of house with tree and rocks in water, foreground; exterior: trellis border; two identical scenes of pavillion, right, bridge, foreground, hills and other buildings, distant, and strange mass (tree?), foreground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
porcelain
underglazing
bridges (built works)
Canton (Chinese painting style)
Chinese export
houses
mountains
pavilions (garden structures)
rock
trees
water
Porcelain
Underglazed
Canton
Chinese Export
Mountain
House
Tree
Rock
Water
Pavilion
Bridge
BOWL

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

4.75 (H), 9.5 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1983.24

Reference Notes

Wesselman, Linda J. and Martha D. Hamilton. Earliest Recollections: Furnishings from the Family of Edwin B. Sears. Boston: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, 1984.