Sep 28, 2010
Sep 27, 2010

Cabinet Plate

Cabinet Plate



W. T. Copeland & Sons



Tiffany & Co.

(American, New York, est. 1837)

Porcelain with enamel pâte-sure-pâte and gilt decoration

Overall: 2.5 x 22.8 cm (1 x 9 in.)

Gift of Charles Phillips 2010.238

Did you know?

W. T. Copeland was a British businessman and politician who served as Lord Mayor of London and a Member of Parliament.


Pate sur pate or 'paste on paste' is a decorative technique for porcelain that involves painting primarily white clay slips on a dark background. After each layer has dried, successive layers are applied before being scraped and carved back to form the decoration in low relief.

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