Also Called :

Bread & Butter Plates, Dessert Plates

Rarity :

Common

Age :

Early to Mid 19th Century

Price Range :

$15.-$30. Depending on condition.

Dimensions :

Left to Right:

7″ diameter x 1″ high

7″ diameter x 1″ high

7 1/8″ diameter x 1″ high

Weight :

Left to Right:

10 oz.——-11 oz.——-12 oz.

Provenance :

Left To Right:

Art Exchange, NYC-1965

James Julia Auction, Fairfield, ME-1988

1989

Availability :

 

Description:  Bread & Butter plates are quite common. These are the larger 7″ bread & butters. See separate page for the smaller 6″ bread & butters. As with all early Canton plates they are very attractive in their primitive painting. They range in diameter from 7″ to 7 3/8″ and from 7/8″ to 1″ high. The 3 bread & butter plates pictured are a representative sample. All of these bread & butter plates have glazed bottoms, rain cloud borders and are heavier and sturdier than later light weight rain cloud plates or those with straight-line borders.

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