Serving dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-7857

Description

General: underglaze blue and white Canton pattern showing scene of pagodas, trees and bridge. Canton border of cross-hatched and scalloped bands. Serving dish: clamshell-shaped with shaped handle at top. Star and scalloped border; cross-hatch cavetto border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dishes (vessels)
porcelain
glazing (coating)
tin (metal)
bridges (built works)
Chinese export
seashell
clams
cross-hatching
scalloping
stars
trees
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Willow
Chinese Export
Tin Glazed
Pagoda
Tree
Bridge
Cross Hatch
Scalloped
Clamshell
Star
DISH, SERVING

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

1.75 x 9.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.642.2