Vegetable Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1795-1820

GUSN

GUSN-4632

Description

A) Deep rectangular body with lobed corners and straight sides; stepped rim; flat bottom; interior underglaze blue decoration of band of diapering with scalloped lines; central landscape scene with cross-hatch border; willow pattern with Canton border; exterior decorated with blue peonies. B) Rectangular domed cover with molded rise at center topped by peach pit finial; same decoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

vegetable dishes
porcelain
underglazing
Canton (Chinese painting style)
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Willow
Canton
Underglazed
DISH, VEGETABLE

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.75 x 7.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.808AB