Tureen with Stand

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1830

GUSN

GUSN-4649

Description

A) Tureen: hexagonal body with straight sides flaring out slightly from high canted foot; two boar's head handles with abstract characters at ends; underglaze blue Willow decoration of landscape with two pagodas, long bridge, willow, three islands, and mountains; diapered foot band; B) Rectanguloid domed cover with similar landscape deisn and diapered border; C) Stand: hexagonal shallow body with slightly defined well; similar underglaze blue landscape decoration; alternating single and double cross-hatched border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tureens
bases (object components)
porcelain
underglazing
Canton (Chinese painting style)
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Canton
Underglazed
Willow
TUREEN

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1977.811ABC

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.5 x 4.313 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.811A-C