Tea Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1790

GUSN

GUSN-6149

Description

White clay body with gray-white glaze; deep bowl shape terminating in wide circular mouth; shallow foot ring; overglaze sepia interior decoration of circle and spearhead border with central leaf sprig; exterior with leafy bell-flower type border and cornucopia at front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea bowls
porcelain
overglazing
husk (motif)
spearheads
Porcelain
Overglazed
Spearhead
Bellflower
Cornucopia
TEACUP

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

1.688 (H), 3.375 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1160