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Soup Plate

Description

Shallow porcelain soup plate, entirely gilded; wide interior rim etched with a two-part intricate band incorporating two facing birds in an overall foliate motif surrounding smooth shallow high karat gold burnished interior; smooth gold exterior.

Details

Maker
Haviland & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1906-1927
Inscriptions
"Haviland/ France" (stamped)
"Onata North Fitts" (black glaze)
Material
etching (corroding)
gilding
gold (metal)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Limoges (Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
etching (corroding)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
foliation (pattern)
gilding
gold (metal)
Plate, Soup
porcelain
Porcelain
soup plates
People and organizations
Fitts, Onata North, 1871-1946
Dimensions
1 1/2 (H), 7 9/16 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2002.49.3
Credit Line
Gift of Barbara Smith Barnett
GUSN
265768

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