Ladle

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-6061

Description

Celadon underglazed with gilded band around edge which ends in a gilt sunburst at the tip of the handle; overall pattern contains birds, flowers and butterflies in a Rose Medallion palette with gilt highlights; handle forms a "V" which slopes into the bowl of the ladle; underside of bowl is flattened so that it stands freely.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ladles
celadon (glaze)
porcelain
underglazing
Chinese export
Ladle, Serving
Ladle, Serving

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Utensils

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1118