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Luncheon Plate

1963.314.6 (RS214347)

Description

One of a set of nine porcelain enameled luncheon plates. Four scrolled medallions depicting figures engaged in various activities and birds, insects, and flowers are surrounded by scrolling flowers and butterflies. The central medallion has a gold band border and depicts various birds and flowers. This design is sometimes known as Rose Medallion.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1900
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
painting (coating)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
Dish, Eating
enameling
painting (coating)
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
plates (dishes)
porcelain
Dimensions
8 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.314.6
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Huntly H. Gilbert
GUSN
6759

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