Overall: 1 1/2 x 6 7/8 x 5 3/8 in. ( 3.8 x 17.5 x 13.7 cm )
Oblong porcelain dish with molded edges; central decoration of meandering light and dark purple floral vine; polychrome enamel butterflies and insects throughout; border decoration of purple lines and spirals interrupted by gilded spirals and purple flowers.
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Van Horne Ellis
printed: in underglaze blue on bottom: crossed swords
painted: in purple on bottom: a triangle with a dot next to it.
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