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Object Record

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Catalog Number R1999.7.1
Object Name Plate
Description Circular plate elaborately decorated in overglaze gold and famille rose enamels with an overall gold diaper ground with five reserve panels containing floral sprays on the rim and a central reserve panel containing a peacock in the center of the well. In the reserve at the "top" of the plate is an impaled coat of arms.

The arms are thought to be those of Charleston of Essex, impaling an unknown coat of arms.
Year Range from 1730
Year Range to 1735
Material Hard-Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, China
Collection The Reeves Center
Credit line Museum Purchase
On View Reeves Center, Chinese Export Porcelain Gallery