Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1760

GUSN

GUSN-24855

Description

Finely potted white clay body w/ bluish "white" glaze. Circular plate form w/ wide, very slightly dished rim. Pronounced cavetto and shallow well. Underglaze cobalt blue painted decoration featuring potted plants, tobacco leaf, pine tree and ornamental screen. Scrolled cavetto border. Rim border is quartered w/ floral reserves and blue band featuring rolled textiles and floral sprigs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
porcelain
Porcelain
PLATE

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.157