Bowl

about 1800


Object Place: East Asia, China for export

Dimensions

12.86 cm (5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

39.153

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

On View

C. Kevin and G. Barrie Landry Gallery (Gallery 126)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Circular, white porcelain, curved profile, on circular straight - sided foot. Decoration: Painted narrow band in gilt on foot; inner & outer faces of rim have bands of minute diaper pattern, black lines & spotted line of green. Same around 3 medallions on sides each containing painted urn. In bottom, bouquet of flowers in colors & shell form in orange-pink.

Provenance

By 1921, Miss Martha C. Codman. M. and M. Karolik Collection; 1939, gift of M. and M. Karolik to the MFA.

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts