Tea Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1775-1800

GUSN

GUSN-6147

Description

White clay body with white glaze; deep bowl form with shallow fluting or ribbing on sides; high foot ring; overglaze enamel decoration of three inner borders (green/red/black) and exterior floral sprigs with purple bell-flower type border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea bowls
overglazing
husk (motif)
floral patterns
Overglazed
Bellflower
Sprig
TEACUP

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2 (H), 3.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1158