Item BARK_1958.0006.0014a - Spoon, soup

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Spoon, soup

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CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1958.0006.0014a

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length 10.6 cm; width 4.6 cm; ceramic

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A Chinese soup spoon. The object is a glazed piece of porcelain, hand shaped, with an all over green toned under glaze. Multi-coloured enamel brushwork applied over the glaze decorates the interior of the hand and spoon. The brushwork depicts the "Four Seasons" pattern. A flat area on the undersurface of the spoon allows the piece to sit on a flat surface with the handle pointed upwards. There are no potter's marks.

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broken during winter 2004/2004, Tsang Quaon Residence 2004/05/04 Assessed and treated by curator January 1987, condition at that time was excellent, see artifact file for details.

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