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Cake Plate

Item Information

Title:
Cake Plate
Description:
Thick molded body with white mineral glaze; overglaze floral sprig decoration of tulips, blue bells and lily of the valley; blue enamel and gilt border of dots and curved line; slightly varied on each piece.
Date:
1900–1991
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
earthenware
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
overglazing
vitrification
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
cake plates (serving vessels)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Overglazed
Painted
Bluebell
Tulip
Lily of the Valley
Places:
MaineYork (county)York Harbor
Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.)
Extent:
9.875 in. x 8.875 in. (W x L)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
Accession #:
1977.859.4
Identifier:
4806