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Set of Dessert Plates

1963.315.1-.8 (RS214380)

Description

Set of eight porcelain enameled dessert plates. Four scrolled medallions depicting figures engaged in various activities and birds, insects, and flowers are surrounded by scrolling flowers and butterflies. The central medallion has a gold band border and depicts various birds and flowers. This design is sometimes known as Rose Medallion.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1900
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
dessert plates
Dish, Eating
enameling
hand-painted
Plate, Dessert
Plate, Food
porcelain
Dimensions
1 1/8 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.315.1-.8
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Huntly H. Gilbert
GUSN
307536

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