Serving bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-3811

Description

Shallow, shell-shaped serving bowl with extended "comb" at one side in orange with gold highlights. Interior enameled with scrolled medallions with alternating scenes of 1) birds, butterflies and flowers and 2) people engaged in activities. Central round medallion of bird and flower. Medallions surrounded by tendrils, flowers, and butterflies on gold ground.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

nappies (bowls)
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
medallions (ornament areas)
Bowl, Serving
Rose Medallion
Chinese Export
Bowl, Serving

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

2 x 10 1/4 x 11 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thomas M. Hill, Jr.

Accession Number

1990.299.40