This band consists of alternating diagonal unattached lines or “branches” with small leaves forming a zigzag pattern. There is a cluster of four dots or “berries” at the end of each line or “branch.” This band is most often seen on overglaze Chinese porcelains.
Cataloging Example for Depicted Sherd:
|Interior/Exterior||Location||Decorative Technique||Color||Stylistic Element||Motif|
|Exterior||Proximal Rim||Painted, over free hand||Unidentifiable||Botanical Band 01||Individual A|