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Cake Plate

Item Information

Title:
Cake Plate
Description:
White clay body with white glaze in Federal style forms; gilt edging, foliate terminals and handles; gilt and enamel floral sprig decoration; .4) Shallow circular dish form with foot ring.
Date:
1785–1810
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
porcelain
enameling
gilding
cake plates (serving vessels)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
Federal
floral patterns
Porcelain
Gilded
Sprig
Enameled
Places:
MaineYork (county)York Harbor
Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.)
Extent:
2.25 in. x 5.25 in. (H x W) Diameter: 8.5 in.
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 #:
1977.409.5
Identifier:
4912