first quarter of 18th century
Object Place: Europe, Delft, The Netherlands
Diameter x height: 31.1 x 4.5 cm (12 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Tin-glazed earthenware, enamel colors and gilding
Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)
A twelve-sided plate richly decorated in dark blue, iron-red and gold. In the center, a vase of flowers on a stand. Border panels incorporate flowers in vases, landcape vignettes, and diaper patterns in gold on dark blue ground. Back of rim decorated with a trailing vine and flowers in underglaze blue, overglaze iron-red, and gilding.
Probably purchased from Charles Elliot Norton, Cambridge, MA; George Washington Wales.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales