Tea Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1840

GUSN

GUSN-4422

Description

Deep circular tea bowl form with outward flaring lip; molded braid decoration around outside rim; white clay body with underglaze blue transfer print design; outdoor scene with woman inside bowl with inner border of flowers, fruit, birds, and scrolls around rim with geometric outer border; foot ring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea bowls
earthenware
vitrification
transfer printing
underglazing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
floral patterns
fruit
scrolls (motifs)
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
Underglazed
Transfer Printed
Floral
Fruit
Bird
Scroll
BOWL, TEA

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

2.5 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.663