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Dish

Object Number: 
1940.40
Date: 
ca. 1814-1860
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 6 7/8 x 5 3/8 in. ( 3.8 x 17.5 x 13.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in underglaze blue on bottom: crossed swords painted: in purple on bottom: a triangle with a dot next to it.
Description: 
Oblong porcelain dish with molded edges; central decoration of meandering light and dark purple floral vine; polychrome enamel butterflies and insects throughout; border decoration of purple lines and spirals interrupted by gilded spirals and purple flowers.
Gallery Label: 
This dish is part of tea set which includes 1940.37-45.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Van Horne Ellis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group