Tea Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-4764

Description

Circular form with slightly flaring rim and small foot; body decorated with landscape scene: pagoda, trees, birds, island in underglaze blue Willow pattern; interior rim decorated with band of cross-hatching with series of dots below and sprig in bottom of bowl.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea bowls
porcelain
underglazing
Canton (Chinese painting style)
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Willow
Underglazed
Canton
TEACUP

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Canton, MA, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.375 (H), 4.375 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.866

Places

Massachusetts (United States)