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Butter plate

2006.44.1806.226 (RS97715)

Description

Chinese export porcelain butter plate in Rose Medallion pattern consisting of two panels of groups of birds, flowers and butterflies, and people in a landscape scene around a gold circle enclosing a gold "SWG" monogram, border is a flower and butterfly design.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1867
Inscriptions
SWG (Monogram in gold)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
China
Descriptive terms
butter chips
Chinese export
famille rose
Plate, Butter
porcelain
Dimensions
1 (H), 2 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1806.226
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
172045

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