Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item BARK_1961.0117.0004B - Bowl

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CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0117.0004B

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width 9.1 cm; height 4.4 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 being 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. Very minor chipping to the brushwork. PH1 2006, PH2 2007

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Assessed and treated by conservator, March 30, 1987, condition at that time near excellent, see artirfact file for details.

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127.1 KiB


December 24, 2015 10:06 AM

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