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Cake Plate

1971.557.15 (RS116370)

Description

Circular, shallow-footed body with scalloped edge; shallow cavetto descending to poorly defined circular well; underglaze blue and green; overglaze iron red; gilt and pink lustre decoration in floral sprigs and large blossoms in "Gaudy Dutch" tradition; lustre bands at shoulder and foot.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
gilding
overglazing
porcelain
soft paste porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
cake plates (serving vessels)
Dutch
Floral
floral patterns
Gaudy Dutch
Gilded
gilding
Overglazed
overglazing
PLATE, CAKE
Porcelain
porcelain
soft paste porcelain
Soft-Paste Porcelain
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.557.15
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5188

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