Dinner Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1899

GUSN

GUSN-6059

Description

Handpainted polychrome and light blue underglaze decoration; gilded line on rim and cavetto; rim with painted border of butterflies, floral sprigs, fruit bunches, lady bugs, grass hoppers; sprigs tied with blue ribbons; well of plate shows Far Eastern domestic courtyard scene in polychrome decoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
porcelain
underglazing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
courts (social groups)
home (concept)
floral patterns
fruit
grasshoppers (animals)
beetles (insects)
Porcelain
Painted
Underglazed
Butterfly
Fruit
Ladybug
Grasshopper
Sprig
Court Scene
Domesticity
Manderin
PLATE, DINNER

Pattern

Manderin

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

1 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1116