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Catalog Number DEC.043
Title Plate
Artist unknown
Date 1750-1780 circa
Description This porcelain plate is decorated with polychrome enamel floral designs circling the outer rim. Boarder flowers are primarily orange and pink with blue, green, yellow and red accent details. The center of the plate has one large pink flower surrounded by small flowers and orange bamboo trees. There is also grey line work on the boarder of the plate. Two grey lines, one 2cm think, the other 1cm thick, are painted around the rim of the plate.

Polychrome enamel floral decoration around outer rim; center has a few flowers and bamboo trees; border of grey linework. (Newport Historical Society, Nov. 1980)
Object Name Plate, Food
Medium Hand Painted
Material Porcelain
Dimensions Dia-32.4 cm
Credit line Gift of Miss Ellen Townsend
Provenance n.d.
Additional Inscriptions and Marks Newport Historical Society Accession Number
Inscription Type Paper Tag
Inscription Technique Pen and Ink
Inscription Location On base of plate
Inscriptions and Marks Easton Cabinet Redwood Library
No. 6.
Mrs. Wm. Redwood nee Pope &
grandaughter to Capt Easton
presented by her to Mrs. John F. Townsend nee Easton 1814
Collection Decorative Arts
People Townsend, Ellen
Notes Red paper slip "Exhibit Townsend China Box #8" found on top of stack of plates