Tray; Pomegranate Pattern (from Complete Tea Service)
Decorative Arts and Design
Glazed earthenware with transfer printed decoration
height: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
diameter: 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Marked on underside: “Rd No.24209” within a rectangle, with “POMEGRANITE” above and “FWG” below.
Gift of Paul F. Walter
A round tray decorated with transfer-printed polychrome designs of stylized branches and pomegranates on a white ground. At center-left is an open picture book revealing a scene with two girls bathing in the ocean, flanked by a Chinese brush and ink landscape on light blue ground and a rounded fan decorated with fish in the Chinese style. Opposite is an image of a small sailboat within a rhomboidal frame surrounded by stylized twigs. To the right is bound set of picture cards surrounded by stylized leaves. Gilt line along rim. Part of a 11-piece tea set.
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Tray; Pomegranate Pattern (from Complete Tea Service), ca. 1880. Glazed earthenware with transfer printed decoration, height: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1993.209.94. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1993.209.94_transp533.jpg)
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