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Bow Bowl

CANTON CHINA VIRTUAL MUSEUM MuseumMuseum Shop Canton For Sale Museum Gallery ItemsBaskets Bidets Bottles Bowls Boxes Bulb Trays Cachepots Candlesticks Canisters Cups and Saucers Dishes Ewers Garden Seats Gravy Boats Jars Mugs Pitchers Plates Platters Pots Salt and Pepper Shakers Spittoons Spoons Stands Tanks Tazzas Tea Caddies Teapots Tiles Trays Tureens Vases Also Called : Dish ----- Rarity : ------- Age : ------ Price Range : ------- Dimensions : None given. Weight : ----- Provenance : Jane Wilson, Old Saybrook, CT-1977 Availability : Description:  012These two are very rare octagonals and although they have the same shape there are differences. Besides the size difference, the larger tea caddy has the rain cloud border both on the top and on the top of the base. The smaller one only has the rain cloud border on the top and has 4 flowers on top of the base. Very unusual for any form of Canton, the larger example has 4 Chinese characters on the bottom of the base. Herbert Schiffer says in his book that the marks are a Chen Lung mark, 1726-1796 but are not indicative of the caddy's manufacturing date. Later information indicates these are Kangxi marks which indicates a range of manufacture of 1880-1920. We believe this caddy was...

BOWLS-WASH

Wash Bowls are a large 16″ in diameter and a deep 5+” with 1 3/4+” slanted lips and they can hold 1 1/2 gallons of water. They served in the bedroom to provide a place to wash up and refresh ones self. Often the bowls fitted into wash stands that had round holes in their tops and the wide lips held them in place. The wash stands sometimes had railings on the sides that held wash cloths and small towels. A large Water Bottle (left) with a top or a Water Pitcher (right) would be filled with water and placed in the bowl until used.

BOWLS-SUGAR-TAPERED BALL SHAPE (Leaves Loop Handles, Flat Blue Knob, Late)

Canton Sugar Bowls and their accompanying teapots and creamers make up a confusing world in defining the many, many variations to be found. Designations that have come into common useage will be physical descriptions of the bowls such as “Drum Shape”, “Pear Shape”, “Ball Shape”, “Barrel Shape” and “Conical Shape”. In buying any sugar bowl make sure the top fits well.

BOWLS-SUGAR-TAPERED BALL SHAPE (Blue Loop Handles-Tangs, Blue Ball Knob, Late)

Canton Sugar Bowls and their accompanying teapots and creamers make up a confusing world in defining the many, many variations to be found. Designations that have come into common useage will be physical descriptions of the bowls such as “Drum Shape”, “Pear Shape”, “Ball Shape”, “Barrel Shape” and “Conical Shape”. In buying any sugar bowl make sure the top fits well.

BOWLS-SUGAR-TAPERED BALL SHAPE (Bamboo Loop Handles, Pointed Blue Ball Knob, Late)

Canton Sugar Bowls and their accompanying teapots and creamers make up a confusing world in defining the many, many variations to be found. Designations that have come into common useage will be physical descriptions of the bowls such as “Drum Shape”, “Pear Shape”, “Ball Shape”, “Barrel Shape” and “Conical Shape”. In buying any sugar bowl make sure the top fits well.

BOWLS-SUGAR-SQUAT (3 Hole Handles, “T” Knob, Late)

Canton Sugar Bowls and their accompanying teapots and creamers make up a confusing world in defining the many, many variations to be found. Designations that have come into common useage will be physical descriptions of the bowls such as “Drum Shape”, “Pear Shape”, “Ball Shape”, “Barrel Shape” and “Conical Shape”. In buying any sugar bowl make sure the top fits well.

BOWLS-SUGAR-PEDESTAL BASE (Tight Blue Loop Handles, Top?, Late)

Canton Sugar Bowls and their accompanying teapots and creamers make up a confusing world in defining the many, many variations to be found. Designations that have come into common useage will be physical descriptions of the bowls such as “Drum Shape”, “Pear Shape”, “Ball Shape”, “Barrel Shape” and “Conical Shape”. In buying any sugar bowl make sure the top fits well.

BOWLS-SUGAR-PEDESTAL BASE (2 Piece Handles, Top?, Late)

Canton Sugar Bowls and their accompanying teapots and creamers make up a confusing world in defining the many, many variations to be found. Designations that have come into common useage will be physical descriptions of the bowls such as “Drum Shape”, “Pear Shape”, “Ball Shape”, “Barrel Shape” and “Conical Shape”. In buying any sugar bowl make sure the top fits well.

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