Serving Dish with Lid

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-3820

Description

Oval porcelain serving dish (a) with scalloped edge and lid (b) with gilt berry knop. Enamel decoration on dish interior and exterior lid of scroll and round medallions with alternating scenes of 1) interacting figures and 2) birds and flowers surrounded by flowers, butterflies and tendrils on gold ground. On dish exterior, flower sprigs and fruit.

Details

Descriptive Terms

vegetable dishes
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
medallions (ornament areas)
Dish, Serving
Rose Medallion
Chinese Export
Dish, Serving

Additional Identification Number

1990.299.56A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 9 x 11 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thomas M. Hill, Jr.

Accession Number

1990.299.56AB