Dresser Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1933

GUSN

GUSN-12065

Description

Body in the shape of fleur-des-lys; royal blue overglaze enamel field with gilt dragon motif and gilt edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dishes (vessels)
creamware
enameling
gilding
overglazing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
Creamware
Overglazed
Enameled
Gilded
Fleur-de-Lis
Dragon
DISH

Inscription

In gilt script on back is ""Fountainebleau"" (decoration or pattern name?); impressed mark obscured, possibly ""1901"".

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

0.5 x 6 x 4.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1371