Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-3453

Description

Dish with blue enamel border with gold stars, blue spearhead with dots, blue and gold huskchain around well. Central design of blue and gold mantled shield bearing cipher "BLC"[?] (one looks more like "BLE").

Details

Descriptive Terms

dishes (vessels)
enameling
gilding
painting (coating)
porcelain
Chinese export
dots
husk (motif)
shields (motifs)
spearheads
stars
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Salad
Chinese Export
Plate, Salad

Inscription

Cipher: ""BLE"" or ""BLC""

Additional Identification Number

93.1919

Related Items

Title Dish Accession Number 1932.312

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

7 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1932.292