There is one other image of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the tag ceramics, landscape, display, domestic interiors, ruins, exterior.

See more objects with the color darkgrey dimgrey rosybrown grey darkslategrey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1938

  • We acquired this object.

2012

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Plate Depicting the "Grotta di Posillipo", from a Topographical Dinner or Dessert Service Plate

This is a plate. It was manufactured by Doccia Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1810 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2.5 x 24 cm (1 x 9 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] "G" or "C", impressed or incised

It is inscribed

Underside: [1] "Grotta di Posilipo. [sic]", painted in black overglaze

Cite this object as

Plate Depicting the "Grotta di Posillipo", from a Topographical Dinner or Dessert Service Plate; Manufactured by Doccia Porcelain Factory (Italy); Italy; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x diam.: 2.5 x 24 cm (1 x 9 7/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-450-s

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18702121/ |title=Plate Depicting the "Grotta di Posillipo", from a Topographical Dinner or Dessert Service Plate |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=6 October 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>