Digital Commonwealth

Plate

Item Information

Title:
Plate
Description:
Blue and white; alternating clusters of chrysanthemums and butterflies (3 of each) on outer border; inner border trellis band; central scene of gnarled tree in front of fence with flowers growing behind; ochre rim.
Date:
1750–1760
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
porcelain
underglazing
plates (dishes)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
Chinese export
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
trees
Porcelain
Underglazed
Chinese Export
Crysanthemum
Butterfly
Tree
Flower
Extent:
() Diameter: 9 in.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Bequest of Mis Mary Manning Brooks
Accession #:
1942.881
Identifier:
3713