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Object ID 1974.009.101
Object Name Plate, Fruit
Collection Ceramics
Credit line Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Charles L. Reese, Jr.
Year Range from 1915
Year Range to 1925
Makers mark stamped "Made in China" on the reverse
Description Porcelain Rose Medallion pattern fruit plate with a 1 1/2" wide pierced lip that is decorated with a scrolling border of pink roses and green foliage on a gold ground. The facing side is decorated with four panels featuring figures, birds, and flowers. The panels surround a round central medallion featuring a bird and rose surrounded by four butterflies. Bands of colorful floral motifs separate each panel and radiate out from the central medallion. The back of the plate is plain white and stamped in red with "Made in China."
Dimensions H-1.5 W-8.625 L-10 inches
Dimension Details overall greatest dimensions
Provenance Charles Lee Reese, Jr. (1903-1989) was the son of distinguished Dupont chemist, Charles Lee Reese (1862-1940), and Harriet Stedman Bent Reese (1871-1959) of Wilmington.
Subjects Porcelain
Tableware
Search Terms Rose Medallion
Porcelain
Twentieth Century
Fruit Plates
Chinese Export Porcelain
Room Back Parlor
Material Porcelain
Place of Origin China