Pot de Creme

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-4661

Description

A) Cup: cylindrical form curving inward at high circular foot; strap handles applied at either side; underglaze blue decoration with two landscape scenes with pagodas, willow trees, boats, bridge and islands; rim decorated with blue band; B) Cover: circular slightly convex form with similar abstract landscape decoration; blue rim border with scallop line; knop finial handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pots (containers)
porcelain
underglazing
Canton (Chinese painting style)
Porcelain
Underglazed
Canton
POT

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.25 (H), 2.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.820AB