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Dinner Plate

1977.405.6 (RS32654)

Description

Circular form with wide rim curving inward to form shallow well; underglaze blue, overglaze iron-red and gilt decoation in Japanese Imari palette with central medallion of chrysanthemums; cavetto border diapered with trellis design and for reserves of small chrysanthemums; rim decorated wtih four groups of flowering branches; centers of flowers and leaf outlines gilded; two oriental stylized motifs in blue on inner side of rim; brown edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1740
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
gilding
overglazing
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
dinner plates
Gilded
gilding
Imari
Overglazed
overglazing
PLATE, DINNER
Porcelain
porcelain
Underglazed
underglazing
Associated events
Battle of Louisburg
Dimensions
1 (H), 8.938 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.405.6
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4121

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