Soup Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1906-1927

GUSN

GUSN-265768

Description

Shallow porcelain soup plate, entirely gilded; wide interior rim etched with a two-part intricate band incorporating two facing birds in an overall foliate motif surrounding smooth shallow high karat gold burnished interior; smooth gold exterior.

Details

Descriptive Terms

soup plates
porcelain
gold (metal)
etching (corroding)
gilding
figure- and animal-derived motifs
foliation (pattern)
Porcelain
Plate, Soup

Inscription

"Haviland/ France" (stamped)
"Onata North Fitts" (black glaze)

Associated Person

Fitts, Onata North, 1871-1946

Maker

Haviland & Co. (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

1 1/2 (H), 7 9/16 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Smith Barnett

Accession Number

2002.49.3

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Limoges (Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France)