Dinner Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1740

GUSN

GUSN-4121

Description

Circular form with wide rim curving inward to form shallow well; underglaze blue, overglaze iron-red and gilt decoation in Japanese Imari palette with central medallion of chrysanthemums; cavetto border diapered with trellis design and for reserves of small chrysanthemums; rim decorated wtih four groups of flowering branches; centers of flowers and leaf outlines gilded; two oriental stylized motifs in blue on inner side of rim; brown edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
porcelain
gilding
overglazing
underglazing
Imari
Porcelain
Overglazed
Underglazed
Gilded
Imari
PLATE, DINNER

Associated Building

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

Associated Events

Battle of Louisburg

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1 (H), 8.938 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.405.6