Vegetable Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1795-1820

GUSN

GUSN-4614

Description

Circular form with lobed edge (18 lobes); decorated with underglaze blue; star diapering beneath rim, row of diagonal lines and scalloped line below; cross-hatched diapering encloses central landscape medallion consisting of boat, bridge, teahouse with figure inside, shore with trees and rocks, two islands with house, mountains in background; tree peonies decorate exterior; willow pattern with Canton border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
porcelain
underglazing
Canton (Chinese painting style)
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Underglazed
Canton
Willow
BOWL

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

2.125 (H), 9.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.805.1