Plate: ship motif

Object Number: 
1952.119
Date: 
1790-1810
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 8 7/8 in. ( 2.5 x 22.5 cm )
Marks: 
hand impressed: on obverse above left mast: Chinese character
Description: 
Circular plate with three masted fully rigged ship ('East Indianman') at center flying American flag; blue enamel band around rim with gilded stars bounded by narrow gilded rust band.
Gallery Label: 
This plate is an example of Chinese export porcelain.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group