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.""

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

9 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1934.2484

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