Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-30884

Description

Chinese Imari; 3 large sprays of blue and orange flowers with gilt highlights around border; band around well of orange latticework with orange flowers and medallions edged in blue and orange; central image: orange and blue flowers and bamboo stalk with gilt highlights.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
enamel paint
gilding
porcelain
Chinese export
Imari
Porcelain
Enamel
Imari
Gilded
Chinese Export
PLATE

Inscription

Label on bottom: ""This plate belonged to Samuel Chace / first postmaster of Providence. / Given by / Lydia Gardiner and Alice Borden Chace, his great-great-granddaughters.""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10.25 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1926.291