Dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-3724

Description

One of a set of fifteen porcelain enameled dinner 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

dinner plates
enameling
painting (coating)
porcelain
Chinese export
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dinner
Plate, Dinner

Additional Identification Number

1963.313K

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

9 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Huntly H. Gilbert

Accession Number

1963.313.11