Set of Dessert Plates

Date

1875-1900

GUSN

GUSN-307536

Description

Set of eight porcelain enameled dessert plates. Four scrolled medallions depicting figures engaged in various activities and birds, insects, and flowers are surrounded by scrolling flowers and butterflies. The central medallion has a gold band border and depicts various birds and flowers. This design is sometimes known as Rose Medallion.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dessert plates
porcelain
enameling
hand-painted
Chinese export
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dessert
Plate, Dessert

Additional Identification Number

1963.315a-h

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

1 1/8 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Huntly H. Gilbert

Accession Number

1963.315.1-.8