Description

Circular bowl with an everted rim on a high foot ring, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and overglaze polychrome enamels and gilt. The center of the well features a figural scene of several figures around a table in a courtyard between two open pavilions, framed by a band of blue flowers and foliage. Around the sides of the well are four reserves framed by blue scrolls containing a bird or pair of birds in a landscape, all in iron red and black. The ground on the sides of the well is filled with underglaze blue flowers and foliage and traces of gilt scrollwork. A cell-diaper band with four flowerheads and four reserves containing flowers and vines on a fishroe-diaper ground decorates the rim. Below it, at the top of the sides of the well is a cell-diaper band in iron red and black. The exterior is decorated with three large flower sprigs in underglaze blue.

Date

1760-1780


Geography


Material/Technique

Porcelain (hard-paste), enamel, gilt


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 4 5/16 in. x 10 1/8 in. x 10 1/8 in. (10.95 cm x 25.72 cm x 25.72 cm)


Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. James S. Reibel, 2008


Object Number

M-4789


Colors (Beta)


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