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Dinner plate

Description

Circular gray-white body w/ shallow concave well. Plate rim and cavetto w/ Nanking style border consisting of well-defined underglaze blue cross-hatched band and spearhead border outlined in gilding. Gilded edge and banding. Central overglazed gilt, blue and black enamel decoration of pseudo armorial crest consisting of ermine drapery enclosing a shield w/ cypher "AQ". Wiped foot ring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1792
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
dinner plates
PLATE, DINNER
porcelain
Porcelain
Dimensions
9.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1982.4.1
GUSN
55912

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