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Soup plate

Object Number: 
1948.562b
Date: 
ca. 1882
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
dinner plate: 1 x 9 1/4 in.; soup plate: 1 3/4 x 9 1/8 in.
Description: 
Porcelain soup plate with scalloped rims each with royal Hawaiian crest at center; soup plate has similar design with green enamel.
Gallery Label: 
This plate was made for use in the State Dining Room of Iolani Palace; the medallion is coat of arms of King Kamehameha of Hawaii and inscription is his motto (tr. "The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness")
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. James Hazen Hyde
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group