Dessert Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-50959

Description

Of circular form with a slightly scalloped edge, gently sloping rim, circular face and a cylindrical footring. The face is hand painted with a plum and pear and leafage in polychrome within a gilt line reserve. The rim is banded in bright blue and enclosed by black and gold spinstriping.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dessert plates
bone china
painting (coating)
porcelain
ceramic (material)
fruit
Porcelain
Painted
Fruit
Bone China
Unidentified Ceramic
PLATE, DESSERT

Inscription

Inscribed on the bottom is a ""C"" or ""L""/F1 .

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

7.625 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.570

Places

Possibly Germany
Possibly France