Tulip Bulb Pot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1736-1795

GUSN

GUSN-39684

Description

Porcelain tulip bulb pot. Pot is segmented into five footed lobes with central neck topped with pink glazed flower. The pot is enameled with pick flowers, green tendrals and butterflies on gold ground. Each lobe of the pot is decorated with a scene of either figures or birds and flowers in a square medallion. The neck is decorated with two oblong medallions, one of figures and the other flowers. Asian characters are glazed inside pot's central foot.

Details

Descriptive Terms

flowerpots
porcelain
enameling
hand-painted
Flora, Artificial
Flower, Artificial
Flower, Artificial

Inscription

Chinese characters (see note)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings

Dimensions

10 x 7 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. Gordon Patterson

Accession Number

1938.362