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Bread and butter plate

Object Number: 
1939.443
Date: 
ca. 1825
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
overall: 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.
Description: 
Porcelain bread and butter plate with broad border of salmon-colored enamel with outlining and accents in gilding; enamel borders are crossed by curving diaper-patterned bands of gilding.
Gallery Label: 
This bread and butter plate belonged to Janet Livingston (1743-1828), wife of General Richard Montgomery (1738-1775); see Anthology of British teapots/ teacups for more information.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William D. Bloodgood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group