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Soup plate

1987.381.3 (RS214342)

Description

Porcelain enameled soup plate. On gold ground, green tendrils and pink tree peonies; central medallion, bordered in gold, depicts a bird and pink peonies; four scrolled medallions with butterflies around them depict 1) four figures seated and standing around table and 2) scenic view of river, boats, pavillions and mountains in background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
painting (coating)
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
Dish, Eating
enameling
painting (coating)
Plate, Food
Plate, Soup
porcelain
soup plates
underglazing
Dimensions
10 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.381.3
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
51606

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