Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-4726

Description

Large hexagonal form with slightly lobed corners; deep well with flaring broad rim; underglaze blue Willow pattern of central landscape scene with two pagodas, bridge, trees, islands and mountains; wide diapered band on rim with scalloped Canton border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
porcelain
underglazing
Canton (Chinese painting style)
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Underglazed
Canton
Willow
PLATTER

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2 x 14.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.840.2