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1990.264.2 (RS33432)

Description

Painted black band with gold scrolls around rim; polychrome floral sprays around border; painted black and gold trellis band around well, broken up with enamel medallions of red carnations, edged in green and yellow; central scene: polychrome enamel peacocks, butterflies and carnations; bottom: 3 brown flower vines around border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1735-1745
Inscriptions
On scotch tape: ""Shady Hill""
Material
enamel paint
gilding
painting (coating)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
butterflies
Butterfly
Chinese export
Chinese Export
Enamel
enamel paint
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Gilded
gilding
marriage
Matrimony
Painted
painting (coating)
Peacock
peafowl
PLATE
plates (dishes)
porcelain
Porcelain
Dimensions
9 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.264.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Susan Norton
GUSN
7093

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