Luncheon Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1900

GUSN

GUSN-6761

Description

One of a set of nine porcelain enameled luncheon plates. Four scrolled medallions depicting figures engaged in various activities and birds, insects, and flowers are surrounded by scrolling flowers and butterflies. The central medallion has a gold band border and depicts various birds and flowers. This design is sometimes known as Rose Medallion.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
enameling
painting (coating)
porcelain
Chinese export
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
Plate, Luncheon

Additional Identification Number

1963.314G

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

8 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Huntly H. Gilbert

Accession Number

1963.314.7