Tea Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-5798

Description

.1-.5) Deep bowl form with shallow foot ring; cross hatch and very broad spearhead border; birds and trellis fence in willow pattern; no bridge. Set) White clay body with bluish-white glaze; Nanking style underglaze blue painted border design consisting of spearhead border with cross hatch or diagonal line banding; central or overall design of various versions of "Willow" pattern consisting of pagoda house at proper right (w/ or w/o people), trees in center, some with bridges, birds or boats.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea bowls
porcelain
underglazing
Chinese
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Nanking
Willow
Underglazed
Pagoda
BOWL, TEA

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

2.188 (H), 9.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.979.1-5