Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-5784

Description

.1) Square bowl with indented or "cut" shaped corners; circular base; cross hatch border without scallops on exterior; interior bottom with island scene; Canton willow pattern on exterior. Set) White clay body with bluish-cast white glaze; Canton pattern underglaze blue painted decoration consisting of cross hatched, striped, star and scalloped border bands; central or overall design of "willow" pattern consisting of pagoda house at proper right with trees extending to center, bridge in foreground, islands at left and/or rear and small boats; some with pine trees and birds at top half.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
porcelain
cutting (dividing)
boats
Canton (Chinese painting style)
cross-hatching
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Willow
Pagoda
Boat
Cut
Cross Hatch
Canton
BOWL

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

4.375 x 9.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.977.1