Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-5687

Description

Circular bowl form with high fluted sides; scalloped rim; foot ring; decorated with series of alternating bird and flower scenic reserves separated by bands of diamond cross hatch; central vase design in well; Imari palette in blue underglaze, iron red overglaze.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
overglazing
porcelain
underglazing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
Imari
Porcelain
Underglazed
Overglazed
Imari
Bird
Flower
BOWL

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Dimensions

4.5 (H), 9.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.948