Artist:Gousse BonninGeorge Anthony MorrisAmerican China Manufactory
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain, underglaze
Dimensions: 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (13.3 x 18.4 x 18.4 cm)
Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, Visions and Myths of a Nation, 1800–1890
Accession Number: 45.174
Catalogue Description: Sweetmeat dish, white earthenware, composed of three half shells attached to a central rusticated stem surmounted by a circular shell of smaller size; three short peg feet support the base. Many small shells and bits of coral are encrusted on a central stem; a hand painted design of flowers, wheat and insects in underglaze zaffer blue compose the decoration, the shells are accented in the same blue. Condition: slightly nicked.