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Dresser Dish

1971.1371 (RS118125)

Description

Body in the shape of fleur-des-lys; royal blue overglaze enamel field with gilt dragon motif and gilt edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1933
Inscriptions
In gilt script on back is ""Fountainebleau"" (decoration or pattern name?); impressed mark obscured, possibly ""1901"".
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
creamware
enameling
gilding
overglazing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
creamware
Creamware
DISH
dishes (vessels)
Dragon
Enameled
enameling
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Fleur-de-Lis
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
Gilded
gilding
Overglazed
overglazing
Dimensions
0.5 x 6 x 4.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1371
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12065

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