Butter plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1867

GUSN

GUSN-172034

Description

Chinese export porcelain butter plate in Rose Medallion pattern consisting of two panels of groups of birds, flowers and butterflies, and people in a landscape scene around a gold circle enclosing a gold "SWG" monogram, border is a flower and butterfly design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

butter chips
porcelain
Chinese export
famille rose
Plate, Butter

Inscription

SWG (Monogram in gold)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD090

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1 (H), 2 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1806.219

Places

China