Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-4731

Description

Deep circular bowl form with flaring sides terminating in wide mouth; underglaze blue Willow pattern with central blue circular band with thin characters enclosed by large scrolls at bowl interior; sides decorated with three rows of rice grain pattern; piercings filled with glaze; exterior decorated with three border bands.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
porcelain
underglazing
Canton (Chinese painting style)
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Underglazed
Canton
Willow
BOWL

Inscription

Chinese character mark on bottom.

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Canton, China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1.75 x 8.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.844