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Tea Bowl

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The tea bowl is decorated on one side with a hand-painted, rust-colored American eagle surrounded by gold stars. The other side has a small gold floral design, and a godl border with swags is painted around the interior rim of the bowl. The bowl is set on a small base.

Provenance

1971, gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to the MFA. (Accession date: Nov 10, 1971)

Credit Line

Gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Chinese, 1750–1799

Object Place

China for American Market

Dimensions

4.76 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1971.442

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain