Plates

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1797

GUSN

GUSN-55887

Description

Plate, hand thrown construction. White clay body with "white" or colorless glaze. Cleaned foot ring. Circular form with wide rim canting to shallow well. Underglaze blue crosshatch band with gilt spearhead border at rim and at cavetto. Overglaze blue enamel and gilt decoration at center of swagged ermine enclosing a shield w/ monogram "AQ".

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
porcelain
Porcelain
PLATE

Associated Building

Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

7.625 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1972.26AB