Plate, Soup

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Inventory Number

A20140385000

Physical Description

Ceramic soup plate with a hand-painted scene of a Le Flesselle aloft with a figure in the gondola. Image is labeled '1784 Ascension du "Flesselles" a Lyon' at the bottom. Center scene is surrounded by a floral motif on the edge of the plate.

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Country of Origin

France

Medium

Plate, Soup

Dimensions

Overall: 24.8 × 24.8 × 2.5cm (9 3/4 in. × 9 3/4 in. × 1 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

ART-Miscellaneous

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