Dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1833

GUSN

GUSN-31267

Description

Earthenware plate with dark blue transfer-printed pattern "Chusan" overpainted with dark blue and metallic gold. Border pattern of stylized flowers and foliate scrolls. Central scene of bamboo shoots sprouting flowers and a pair of exotic birds.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
earthenware
transfer printing
hand-painted
overglazing
floral patterns
Chinoiserie
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dinner
Scroll
Bamboo
Bird
Plate, Dinner

Inscription

"Chusan / RD" [on scroll with hieroglyphic markings] (printed)

Pattern

Chusan

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley

Accession Number

1927.155