Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item BARK_1961.0117.0004.A - Bowl

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CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0117.0004.A

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width 9 cm; height 4.1 cm; ceramic

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A Chinese bowl. The object is a glazed piece of porcelain with an all over whit e underglaze. hand applied brushwork ov er the glaze decorates the exterior side s of the bowl and the interior bottom. The brushwork is made up of enamel colou rs, rust beoing the most predominent, fo rming rings about the bowl and large sty lized leaves. Flowers among the rust co loured leaves. This style of decoration is somewhat contemporary, and is typica l of a scroll pattern. The flowers poss ibly being the lotus and the peony. The re are no potter's marks. There are two chips in the outer rim.

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Assessed and treated by conservator, March 1987, see artifact file for details.

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