Tea Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1785-1810

GUSN

GUSN-6148

Description

White clay body with grayish white glaze; deep bowl form with wide circular mouth and high foot ring; overglaze enamel decoration; polychrome floral basket enclosed by heart and wreath on front with modified arrow border; interior border of blue band with gilt stars, red and black line secondary borders; sprig in bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea bowls
porcelain
overglazing
arrows
flower baskets
hearts (motifs)
wreaths (costume accessories)
Porcelain
Heart
Wreath
Arrow
Fruit Basket
Overglazed
TEACUP

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

4.875 (H), 3.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1159