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Dinner Plate

Description

Handpainted polychrome and light blue underglaze decoration; gilded line on rim and cavetto; rim with painted border of butterflies, floral sprigs, fruit bunches, lady bugs, grass hoppers; sprigs tied with blue ribbons; well of plate shows Far Eastern domestic courtyard scene in polychrome decoration.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1899
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
beetles (insects)
butterflies
Butterfly
Court Scene
courts (social groups)
dinner plates
Domesticity
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
Fruit
fruit
Grasshopper
grasshoppers (animals)
hand-painted
home (concept)
Ladybug
Manderin
Painted
painting (image-making)
PLATE, DINNER
Porcelain
porcelain
Sprig
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
1 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1116
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6059

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Manderin

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