Plate, Soup

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This object is on display in the Hangar Overlook at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Plate, Soup

Date

c. 1835

Inventory Number

A20141029000

Physical Description

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."

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Artist

Medium

Plate, Soup

Dimensions

Overall: 24.1 × 24.1 × 2.5cm (9 1/2 in. × 9 1/2 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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