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hot water plate
  • China
  • hot water plate, mid 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • porcelain
  • Object Diameter: 24.1 cm
    Object Diameter: 9 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1929.0049

Octagonal hot water plate that is hollow in order to be filled with hot water to keep food warm. The plate has a blue and white design.