Cake Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-51507

Description

White porcelain hand-painted cake plate with green band and gold dots, gold arabesque border and gold bands circling the center. Kidney shaped-handles cut into plate surrounded by painted leaves. Part of twenty-one piece set.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cake plates (serving vessels)
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Dish, Serving
Plate, Serving
Plate, Cake
Porcelain
Painted
Gilded
Plate, Cake

Inscription

"RICHARD BRIGGS/ BOSTON" in oval. (Printed in brown)

Maker

Briggs, Richard (Retailer)

Dimensions

1 1/2 (H), 9 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Edwin B. Sears

Accession Number

1987.269.1