Plate: ship motif

Plate: ship motif
Title
Plate: ship motif
Date 
1790-1810
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 8 7/8 in. ( 2.5 x 22.5 cm )
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.
Object Number 
1952.119
Marks 
hand impressed: on obverse above left mast: Chinese character
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