Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-6984

Description

Blue enamel border with gold stars; blue spearhead with dots; blue and gold huskchain around well; central design: blue and gold mantled shield bearing cipher "BLC"[?] (one looks more like "BLE").

Details

Descriptive Terms

dishes (vessels)
enameling
gilding
painting (coating)
porcelain
Chinese export
husk (motif)
shields (motifs)
spearheads
stars
Porcelain
Painted
Enameled
Gilded
Chinese Export
Star
Spearhead
Husk
Shield
DISH

Inscription

Cipher: ""BLE"" or ""BLC""

Additional Identification Number

115.1919

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

7.75 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.312

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