Dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-37276

Description

Chinese Imari; 3 sprays of blue and orange flowers with gilt highlights on border; central image in same colors: flowers and fence.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
enamel paint
gilding
porcelain
Chinese export
Imari
Porcelain
Enamel
Imari
Gilded
Chinese Export
PLATE, DINNER

Inscription

Paper label: ""Mrs. Trecothick died in 1766 aged 82 [?]. She brought these plates from England. They were probably a part of the housekeeping articles at the time of her marriage about 1640 and are unquestionably 200 years old at least this 1st January 1849."" Later hand on label: ""Taken from the family records-C.A."" Second label: ""The above was written by Mrs. James Trecothick Austin in 1849 (C.A.). This note was written by Catharine Austin (C.A.) 1926.""

Related Items

Title Plate Accession Number 1930.194

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

9 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1934.2484