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PolychromeDelftPlate

Polychrome Rotterdam Delft Plate

Polychrome Rotterdam Delft Plate with “longue Eliza figure”. Words come from the Dutch lange leizen, meaning long ladies, a name applied to the blue and white Chinese and other porcelain decorated with images of slender women.Rust feather border with blue border and circle design and^^. Styled by Pijnackor. Very rare.

Object number: 1983.3.1

Dimensions: 8 3/4” diameter

Estimated age circa 1680-1700



What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie