Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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meat platter
  • Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Factory, manufacturer
    active since 1775
  • meat platter, 1958
  • Flora Danica pattern
  • Where object was made: Denmark
  • porcelain, paint, gilding
  • Object Length/Width: 51.6 x 38.3 cm
    Object Length/Width: 20 5/16 x 15 1/16 in
  • Bequest of Helen Foresman Spencer
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0205

Meat platter with gold, small-pointed edge. There is a band with small gold dots. Inside this band is a band with small flowers and leaves next to a larger gold dot. In the center is a purple thistle and roots (Cirsium lanceolatum Scop., commonly known as a spear thistle).