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Cake Stand

1990.299.41 (RS214915)

Description

Circular porcelain cake stand with scalloped edge. Exterior top of stand has enamel decoration of medallions with alternating scenes of 1) birds, butterflies and flowers and 2) interacting figures surrounded by tendrils, flowers and butterflies on gold ground. Band of tendrils and flowers on gold ground around foot.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1875
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese Export
compotes
enameling
hand-painted
medallions (ornament areas)
porcelain
Rose Medallion
Stand, Cake
Stand, Serving
Dimensions
4 3/8 (H), 10 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.299.41
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Thomas M. Hill, Jr.
GUSN
3812

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