Soup plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-3731

Description

Porcelain enameled soup plate. On gold ground, green tendrils and pink tree peonies; central medallion, bordered in gold, depicts a bird and pink peonies; four scrolled medallions with butterflies around them depict 1) four figures seated and standing around table and 2) scenic view of river, boats, pavillions and mountains in background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

soup plates
enameling
painting (coating)
porcelain
underglazing
Chinese export
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Soup
Plate, Soup

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

10 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.381.4