Famille Rose-Sacred Bird and Butterfly Serving dish

c. 1795

Part of a large china set. Authority-paper found with dishes dated December 1879 states ornaments on border of each dish shows the emblems of the first 15 states of the United States. Each piece of this set of china has a different picture showing flowers, birds and butterflies. Set of "Famille Rose-Sacred Bird and Butterfly" includes 29 pieces-serving dish,  (15 1/2 " diamond shaped);  round platter (14" dia);  8 saucers;  7 tea cups;  8 plates;  2 large plates;  2 round bowls.