Serving Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-6895

Description

Shallow circular porcelain bowl with deeply scalloped edge. Interior decoration of scrolled medallions with alternating scenes of 1) birds and flowers and 2) people engaged in activities. Central round medallion of bird and flower. Medallions surrounded by tendrils, flowers, and butterflies on gold ground. Three pink floral sprigs on bowl exterior.

Details

Descriptive Terms

vegetable dishes
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
medallions (ornament areas)
Bowl, Serving
Rose Medallion
Chinese Export
Bowl, Serving

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

2 3/8 (H), 9 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thomas M. Hill, Jr.

Accession Number

1990.299.43