Cake Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-4144

Description

Low circular form with borad rim, border of spearheads; central mofif of en grisaille flowers with gilt encircled by chain in en grisaille.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cake plates (serving vessels)
porcelain
enameling
gilding
grisaille
spearheads
Porcelain
Gilded
Enameled
Spearhead
Chain
Grisaille
Plate, Cake

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

1.5 x 8.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.410.11AB