Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1875

GUSN

GUSN-7786

Description

White clay; molded with scalloped edge. Border has molded floral sprig design alternating with stylized leafy "fleur-de-lis." Elaborate gilt and purple enamel grape vine motif.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
porcelain
enameling
gilding
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
fans (costume accessories)
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
vines
floral patterns
vine scrolls
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Gilded
Enameled
Vine
Leaf
Fleur-de-Lis
Fan
Porcelain
PLATE

Inscription

Printed mark on back: (ship in wreath) ""Roeun/R. Briggs C.o/Boston.""

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8.625 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.236.1