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  • China
  • plate, late 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • porcelain, enamel, underglazing
  • Object Diameter: 30.8 cm
    Object Diameter: 12 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1774

Plate with small, oriental scene in center. About two inches from the center scene is a band of medallions and diagonal lines forming a circle. There are three large medallions placed symetrically on the circle. Around the edge of the bowl is a design in gilt and red. On the outer rim of the plate is a border of alternate floral and plain band with filagree gilt work in light red. On the underside of the plate are two floral designs in underglaze red.