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Platter

Item Information

Title:
Platter
Description:
.36) Like .34) - Deep ovoid well with a flange for a cover. Wide flat rim with ovoid corners. and a defined base. Deep blue broadly painted decoration, well executed. 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:
1800–1850
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
porcelain
platters
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
boats
cross-hatching
floral patterns
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Willow
Sprig
Pagoda
Boat
Cross Hatch
Places:
New HampshireRockingham (county)Portsmouth
Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.)
Extent:
2.5 in. x 10.625 in. x 13.625 in. (H x W x L)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of Ralph May
Accession #:
1971.977.36
Identifier:
12347