Digital Commonwealth

Bowl

Item Information

Title:
Bowl
Description:
.1) Square bowl with indented or "cut" shaped corners; circular base; cross hatch border without scallops on exterior; interior bottom with island scene; Canton willow pattern on exterior. Set) White clay body with bluish-cast white glaze; Canton pattern underglaze blue painted decoration consisting of cross hatched, striped, star and scalloped border bands; central or overall design of "willow" pattern consisting of pagoda house at proper right with trees extending to center, bridge in foreground, islands at left and/or rear and small boats; some with pine trees and birds at top half.
Date:
1834–1867
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
porcelain
cutting (dividing)
bowls (vessels)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
boats
Canton (Chinese painting style)
cross-hatching
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Willow
Pagoda
Boat
Cut
Cross Hatch
Canton
Places:
New HampshireRockingham (county)Portsmouth
Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.)
Extent:
4.375 in. x 9.875 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of Ralph May
Accession #:
1971.977.1
Identifier:
5784