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Dinner plate

1934.2484 (RS33674)

Description

Chinese Imari; 3 sprays of blue and orange flowers with gilt highlights on border; central image in same colors: flowers and fence.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1740-1760
Inscriptions
Paper label: ""Mrs. Trecothick died in 1766 aged 82 [?]. She brought these plates from England. They were probably a part of the housekeeping articles at the time of her marriage about 1640 and are unquestionably 200 years old at least this 1st January 1849."" Later hand on label: ""Taken from the family records-C.A."" Second label: ""The above was written by Mrs. James Trecothick Austin in 1849 (C.A.). This note was written by Catharine Austin (C.A.) 1926.""
Location of origin
China
Material
enamel paint
gilding
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Chinese Export
Chinese export
dinner plates
Enamel
enamel paint
Gilded
gilding
Imari
PLATE, DINNER
Porcelain
porcelain
Dimensions
9 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.2484
GUSN
37276
Related Items
Title Plate Accession number 1930.194 Relationship similar; pictured together

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