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Catalog Number R1967.1.168.2
Object Name Plate
Description Octagonal plate decorated in overglaze grisaille (shades of grey) and gold with alternating sections of laurel leaves and florets at the edge of the rim; the inscription "IULIANA MARIA" and the Danish royal arms on a gold ground on the rim; and a circular medallion framed in laurels containing an image of a statue of a man on horseback.

The plate is from a service made for Queen Juliana Maria of Denmark (1729-96), second wife of Frederick V of Denmark and Norway and regent from 1772 to 1784. The central medallion shows the statue of Frederick V by Jacques Saly, which was unveiled in Copenhagen in 1771.
Year Range from 1770
Year Range to 1775
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, Probably Decorated in Guangzhou, China
Collection The Reeves Center
Collector Euchlin and Louise Herreshoff Reeves (R1967.1)
On View No