Digital Commonwealth

Plate

Item Information

Title:
Plate
Description:
Painted black band with gold scrolls around rim; polychrome floral sprays around border; painted black and gold trellis band around well, broken up with enamel medallions of red carnations, edged in green and yellow; central scene: polychrome enamel peacocks, butterflies and carnations; bottom: 3 brown flower vines around border.
Date:
1735–1745
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
enamel paint
gilding
painting (coating)
porcelain
plates (dishes)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
Chinese export
marriage
peafowl
Porcelain
Enamel
Painted
Gilded
Butterfly
Peacock
Matrimony
Chinese Export
Extent:
() Diameter: 9 in.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Bequest of Susan Norton
Accession #:
1990.264.2
Identifier:
7093