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Tea Bowl

Item Information

Title:
Tea Bowl
Description:
White clay body with white glaze in Federal style forms; gilt edging, foliate terminals and handles; gilt and enamel floral sprig decoration; circular form with flaring mouth and foot ring.
Date:
1785–1810
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
porcelain
enameling
gilding
tea bowls
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
Federal
floral patterns
Porcelain
Gilded
Sprig
Enameled
Places:
MaineYork (county)York Harbor
Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.)
Extent:
1.5 in. (H) Diameter: 3.375 in.; 1.75 in. (H) Diameter: 3.5 in.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
Accession #:
1977.409.14
Identifier:
4921