Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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meat platter
  • Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Factory, manufacturer
  • meat platter, 1948
  • Flora Danica pattern
  • Where object was made: Denmark
  • porcelain, paint, gilding
  • Object Length/Width: 48 x 36.9 cm
    Object Length/Width: 18 7/8 x 14 1/2 in
  • Bequest of Helen Foresman Spencer
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0206
Description

Meat platter with gold, small-pointed edge. There is a band with small gold dots. Inside this band is a band with small leaves next to a larger gold dot. In the center is a white and purple flowering plant with green leaves and purplish roots (Nardosmia frigida Hook., commonly known as Arctic butterbur or Arctic sweet coltsfoot).