Tea Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1785-1810

GUSN

GUSN-4916

Description

White clay body with white glaze in Federal style forms; gilt edging, foliate terminals and handles; gilt and enamel floral sprig decoration; circular form with flaring mouth and foot ring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea bowls
porcelain
enameling
gilding
Federal
floral patterns
Porcelain
Federal
Gilded
Sprig
Enameled
TEACUP

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

1.5 (H), 3.375 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.409.9