Charger

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1730-1740

GUSN

GUSN-3418

Description

Chinese Imari charger with brown band and gold scrolls around edge. Four orange, brown, blue and gold painted and enamelled clusters of flowers form border. Central decoration of a gold vase, brown and blue books and scrolls and gold, brown, and orange flowers all within an abstract blue fan-shaped border wrapped with red flower vine. Bottom edge has four abstract orange painted floral [?] designs on border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chargers (platters)
porcelain
enameling
painting (coating)
Chinese export
Imari
Chinese Export
Porcelain
Enameled
Painted
Imari
Charger

Inscription

On tape on bottom (in Susan Norton's hand): ""Rupert Norton.""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

12 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1990.1360