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Cake Plate

1977.409.5 (RS116649)

Description

White clay body with white glaze in Federal style forms; gilt edging, foliate terminals and handles; gilt and enamel floral sprig decoration; .4) Shallow circular dish form with foot ring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1810
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
enameling
gilding
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
cake plates (serving vessels)
Enameled
enameling
Federal
floral patterns
Gilded
gilding
PLATE, CAKE
porcelain
Porcelain
Sprig
Dimensions
2.25 x 5.25 (HxW), 8.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.409.5
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4912

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