Soup plates (14)

Object Number: 
1978.44a
Date: 
ca. 1805
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. ( 3.8 x 22.2 cm )
Marks: 
gilded letters: on top of brim: "D W M C"
Description: 
One of a set of 14 porcelain soup plates decorated in polychrome enamels with lake scene; the scene is bounded by a rust and gold border of band and fleur-de-lis; around the brim are eight colorful chinese figures; gilded initials "DWMC" at top.
Gallery Label: 
This set of soup plates were made for Governor DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828) and his wife Maria (Franklin) Clinton (1775-1818).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Iola Stetson Haverstick in memory of her mother, Mrs. Iola Wise Stetson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group