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Circular plate with a plain rim on a shallow foot ring, transfer-printed in underglaze cobalt blue, with a gilded rim interior. The center of the well features a right-anchored landscape with a pavilion complex, willow tree, and the fronds of a branch emerging at right along the side. A single-masted ship appears in the river at center and there is a flat-top bridge in the foreground at bottom. The rim interior has a ban of diagonal dashes, a starred network band, a “rain and cloud” border of diagonal dashes and a scalloped line, and a final, lower band of spearheads and double dots.

There are the remains of paper or tape on the underside.

Date

1800-1850


Geography


Material/Technique

Porcelain (soft-paste), gilt


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 7/8 in. x 6 1/2 in. x 6 1/2 in. (2.22 cm x 16.51 cm x 16.51 cm)


Credit

Gift of Mrs. John S. Wise & George W. Thompson, Jr., in memory of their mother, Elizabeth Ridgely Hunt Tayloe, 1980


Object Number

W-2001


Colors


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