Tea Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1785-1795

GUSN

GUSN-47486

Description

Porcelain tea bowl. Gold gilt painted rim. Interior floral and vine chain. Exterior medallion featuring a monogram surrounded by ribbons and garlands.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea bowls
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Chinese export
Bowl, Drinking
Bowl, Tea
Porcelain
Painted
Gilded
Chinese Export
Bowl, Tea

Inscription

""OS"" for Oliver Smith (d. 1797), original owner. ""Memento""

Additional Identification Number

1967.154A,B
1967.154AB

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 7/8 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Almira Wellington Bates

Accession Number

1967.154.1

Reference Notes

Co-publisher: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.