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Dessert Plate

1932.2332 (RS211195)

Description

Small plate, imitating Imari porcelain, decorated with blue transfer-printing and red and brown hand-painted patterns . Brown thin margin with blue Greek key border. Red fish scale ground with blue dragons. Central border repeats outer Greek key border with center blue squid-like figure on white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Possibly
Inscriptions
"This [illeg.] / Great-, great, Grand /mother Lowell [?] plat / for Jennie May. --Irene." (handwritten)
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
porcelain
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
dessert plates
Dish, Eating
Dragon
earthenware
Fish scale
glazing (coating)
Greek Key
Imari
Painted
painting (coating)
Plate, Dessert
Plate, Food
plates (dishes)
porcelain
saucers (plates)
transfer printing
Dimensions
3/4 (H), 7 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.2332
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
35237

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