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Description

White clay; molded with scalloped edge. Border has molded floral sprig design alternating with stylized leafy "fleur-de-lis." Elaborate gilt and purple enamel grape vine motif.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1875
Inscriptions
Printed mark on back: (ship in wreath) ""Roeun/R. Briggs C.o/Boston.""
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
enameling
foliation (pattern)
gilding
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Enameled
enameling
Fan
fans (costume accessories)
Fleur-de-Lis
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
floral patterns
foliation (pattern)
Gilded
gilding
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
PLATE
plates (dishes)
porcelain
Porcelain
Vine
vine scrolls
vines
Dimensions
8.625 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.236.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7781

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