Tea bowl and saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1770-1810

GUSN

GUSN-7161

Description

Primary border wavy blue band with gold sunbursts, thin red band and blue, gold and red pseudo-spearhead band; secondary border: blue and gold husk chain; main decoration: doves perched on twisted rope with branch between their beaks in oval framed in blue enamel with gold stars, edged in wavy red and gold. 341A: handless with primary border interior, secondary exterior; secondary border around well of 341B.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea bowls
cup plates
enamel paint
painting (coating)
porcelain
Chinese export
figure- and animal-derived motifs
doves
husk (motif)
spearheads
stars
sunbursts
Porcelain
Enamel
Painted
Chinese Export
Sunburst
Spearhead
Husk
Dove
Star
BOWL, TEA

Additional Identification Number

C341A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

3.5 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1933.6376AB

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