Plate, c. 1755

Unknown artist, expand_more

Porcelain, enamelexpand_more

Gift of the Winfield Foundationexpand_more  56.21.15

Not on Viewexpand_more

This plate was made for the Danish market, with two sets of initials set in the shields carried by the gods Neptune and Venus. The original engraving for this popular motif on Danish marriage services is unknown.

The Danish first started trading with China in 1618 and by 1728, the Danish King Frederick founded an East India Trading Company based in Copenhagen.

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