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Saucer

1987.421.18 (RS214875)

Description

Porcelain saucer with a scalloped edge with medallions of birds and flowers surrounded by flowers, scrolls, and butterflies on gold ground. This polychrome design is sometimes known as Rose Medallion.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1875
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)
porcelain
Saucer
saucers (plates)
Dimensions
5 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.421.18
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
6820

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