Tea bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-50702

Description

Pearlware tea bowl of tapered cylindrical form molded w/ vertical swirl sides and cut-scalloped rim; on high straight foot rim; hand painted in polychrome enamels w/ flowers and scrolling wavy border in red and blue inside and out; imitation Chinese export.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea bowls
enamel paint
glazing (coating)
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
pearlware
tin (metal)
Federal
Pearlware
Enamel
Painted
Tin Glazed
Federal
BOWL, TEA

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.125 (H), 3.125 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.160