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Dessert Plate with Chinoiserie

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Dessert Plate with Chinoiserie

Made by: Imperial Porcelain Factory

On view in: Russian Porcelain Room

About this object

Decorated with Chinoiserie scenes in tooled gold on a white ground. In the center appear two Chinese children, one pushing another in a cart. To the sides, tree branches, one with long leaves, come together with the roots below to form a frame around these figures. A small Chinese house stands in the distance. Silhouetted views of a Chinese landscape, replete with houses and a bridge, decorate the plate's border.

Object name:
Dessert Plate with Chinoiserie
Made from:
Hard paste porcelain
Made in:
RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg
Date made:
overall __ __ __ __9.62 IN
overall __ __ __ __24.45 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
MARK __Underneath with the double-headed imperial Russian eagle in gold overglaze. Circle and arrow impressed.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fisher, Frederick, Karen Kettering, Anne Odom, Liana Paredes Arend, and Gwen Stauffer. Hillwood Museum and Gardens: Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Art Collector’s Personal Museum. Washington, D.C.: Hillwood Museum and Gardens, 2000.","Odom, Anne and Liana Paredes Arend. A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum. Edited by Nancy Eickel. Alexandria, VA: Art Services International, 1998. ","Odom, Anne. Russian Imperial Porcelain at Hillwood. Edited by Nancy Eickel. The Hillwood Collection Series. Washington, D.C.: Hillwood Museum and Gardens, 1999."