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Dinner plate

1927.155 (RS212345)

Description

Earthenware plate with dark blue transfer-printed pattern "Chusan" overpainted with dark blue and metallic gold. Border pattern of stylized flowers and foliate scrolls. Central scene of bamboo shoots sprouting flowers and a pair of exotic birds.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1833
Inscriptions
"Chusan / RD" [on scroll with hieroglyphic markings] (printed)
Material
earthenware
hand-painted
overglazing
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Bamboo
Bird
Chinoiserie
dinner plates
Dish, Eating
earthenware
floral patterns
hand-painted
overglazing
Plate, Dinner
Plate, Food
Scroll
transfer printing
Dimensions
10 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.155
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley
GUSN
31267

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Chusan

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