Serving Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-3813

Description

Small, shallow circular porcelain bowl with deeply scalloped edge. Scrolled medallions with alternating scenes of 1) birds 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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

2 1/8 (H), 8 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thomas M. Hill, Jr.

Accession Number

1990.299.42