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On View Evelyn F. Bartlett Gallery, level 1

Object description

  • Chinese artist
  • Soup plate, 1820-1830
  • Porcelain
  • China
  • H: 1 3/4 in, dia.: 9 7/8 in (H: 4.4 cm, dia.: 25.1 cm)
  • Museum purchase, 1977
  • E80370

SPECIAL COLLECTION

China Trade Museum Collection

DESCRIPTION

Rose palette plate with the arms of an unidentified Spanish cardinal in a medallion at top center of rim. At the bottom center of rim in an oval are the script initials "JAPO-FLMT." The rim and cavetto are decorated with large birds, butterflies, and flowers. The well has a large grasshopper, insects, and day lillies.