Tureen with Stand

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-4723

Description

A) Tureen: ovoid form with short canted foot and high sides; boarshead handle at each side; underglaze blue Willow pattern with landscape scene of pagodas, trees, islands and bridge; foot with diapered cross-hatched border; Chinese characters at handles; B) Slightly domed ovoid cover with flat rim; large knop handle; similar decoration; rim with diapered border; C) Hexagonal tray with deep well rising to sharply canted wide rim; similar decoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1977.838ABC

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.625 x 8.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.838A-C