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Tea Bowl

Item Information

Title:
Tea Bowl
Description:
Circular bowl with sides tapering to high foot ring; white clay body with "rice pattern" oval piercings filled with bluish glaze; overglaze enamal central decoration in blue, white, green and red; gilt and enameled diapered exterior rim; interior rim with H-shaped banding; interior with floral spray with gilt and red scroll border; blue petal motif radiates from exterior foot; all identical except .9 has red petal at foot.
Date:
1868–1899
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
porcelain
enameling
gilding
overglazing
tea bowls
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
grain patterns
Porcelain
Overglazed
Gilded
Enameled
Rice Grain
Places:
MaineYork (county)York Harbor
Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.)
Extent:
2.25 in. (H) Diameter: 2.875 in.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
Accession #:
1977.858.5
Identifier:
4752