Charger

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1755

GUSN

GUSN-4106

Description

Hexagonal form with shallow well and broad flat rim; gilt and polychrome enamel overglaze decoration in well in tobacco leaf palette; brown buffalo on shore with another moving forward in water; large plant with green, yellow and pink leaves and stalk on bank; butterfly, beetle and grasshopper sit in branches; chrysanthemum and peonies on rock formation with bush at right; blue and red flower or butterfly in upper right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chargers (platters)
porcelain
enameling
overglazing
Dish, ServingPlatterChargerCharger

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

1 9/16 (H), 14 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.403.2