Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item KMS_DC-973-421-001 - Bowl

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CA KMS KMS_DC-973-421-001

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This object is a semi-circle ceramic bowl which has a flat front and rounded back. On the front of the object there is a design made out of ceramic of a peacock, some vines, and two large pineapple type fruits. The peacock has its head titled upside down and leaves of the vines are swooped and pointed making the decoration stick out from the front of the bowl. This decoration is a combination or blues and greens with the main vine being brown unfinished ceramic. The rounded edges of the bowl are tall and have a blue shiny glaze. The inside of the bowl has a cream/tan colored glaze with some crackling on the bottom. The underside of the bowl is an unfinished tan colored ceramic with three small U shaped feet around the edges. A stamp into the clay says "China".

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170.3 KiB


December 8, 2015 3:23 PM

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