Octagonal dish or sauce tureen stand with notched or indented corners and a deep well on a shallow raised foot. The stand features underglaze cobalt blue decoration. Centered in the well is a right-anchored landscape with a pavilion complex, willow tree, and the fronds of a branch emerging at right along the well. A single-masted ship appears in the river just below center and there is a flat-top bridge in the foreground at bottom. The sides of the well feature a trellis-diaper border. The rim has an outer narrow band of hatched lines on a blue ground, a wider central diamond and asterisk or starred network band, and an inner "rain and cloud" border of diagonal dashes and a scalloped line.

Pattern Name: Canton





Porcelain (hard-paste)


Overall (H x W x D): 1 1/16 in. x 7 3/4 in. x 5 3/8 in. (2.7 cm x 19.69 cm x 13.65 cm)

Credit Line

Purchase, 1950


Inscribed on the underside of this dish, under the glaze: "W".

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Colors (Beta)

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