Cake Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1785-1810

GUSN

GUSN-4913

Description

White clay body with white glaze in Federal style forms; gilt edging, foliate terminals and handles; gilt and enamel floral sprig decoration; .4) Shallow circular dish form with foot ring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cake plates (serving vessels)
porcelain
enameling
gilding
Federal
floral patterns
Porcelain
Federal
Gilded
Sprig
Enameled
PLATE, CAKE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.25 x 5.25 (HxW), 8.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.409.6