Cake Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-5187

Description

Circular, shallow-footed body with scalloped edge; shallow cavetto descending to poorly defined circular well; underglaze blue and green; overglaze iron red; gilt and pink lustre decoration in floral sprigs and large blossoms in "Gaudy Dutch" tradition; lustre bands at shoulder and foot.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cake plates (serving vessels)
gilding
overglazing
porcelain
soft paste porcelain
underglazing
floral patterns
Dutch
Soft-Paste Porcelain
Porcelain
Underglazed
Overglazed
Gilded
Gaudy Dutch
Floral
PLATE, CAKE

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.557.14