Medium: Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions: ***Ht 1 9/16" (4.0) Wt 7 5/8" (19.5) Di De
Ht 1/4" (0.7) Di 5 3/16" (13.2)
Marks: Mark in underglaze blue. Worcester mark used mainly on pieces with oriental decoration, an imitation seal mark (Hughes, p162).
Classification: Decorative Arts, Ceramics
Credit Line: Gift of Ann and Henry Brunnier. In the Ann and Henry Brunnier Collection, Brunnier Art Museum, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
The background of this plate is painted in a blue fish-scale design and is reminiscent of Japanese kimono designs; it is known as salmon-scale and used in porcelain decoration at Worchester dating from 1763.