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Plate

Item Information

Title:
Plate
Description:
Finely potted white clay body w/ bluish "white" glaze. Circular plate form w/ wide, very slightly dished rim. Pronounced cavetto and shallow well. Underglaze cobalt blue painted decoration featuring potted plants, tobacco leaf, pine tree and ornamental screen. Scrolled cavetto border. Rim border is quartered w/ floral reserves and blue band featuring rolled textiles and floral sprigs.
Date:
1755–1765
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
porcelain
plates (dishes)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
Porcelain
Places:
MassachusettsEssex (county)Newbury
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.)
Extent:
() Diameter: 9.25 in.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
Accession #:
1985.157
Identifier:
24855