Ceramic soup plate with a hand-painted scene of a balloon with sails aloft. A cannon is in the rear of the gondola, which is shown being fired. Gilded decorations around the central image. Banner with inscription above the image: "Vaisseau Aérien à voiles 1784."
Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust
Overall: 24.1 × 24.1 × 2.5cm (9 1/2 in. × 9 1/2 in. × 1 in.)
National Air and Space Museum
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