<em>Tray; Pomegranate Pattern (from Complete Tea Service)</em>, 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)

Tray; Pomegranate Pattern (from Complete Tea Service)

Medium: Glazed earthenware with transfer printed decoration

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1880

Dimensions: height: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm) diameter: 12 in. (30.5 cm)


Accession Number: 1993.209.94

Image: 1993.209.94_transp533.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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. CONDITION: Excellent.

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