Nine blue onion Meissen show or wall plates. This is a stunning collection of blue white wall platters purchased from a NYC Socialite at the Beekman on the East side of Manhattan. These pieces are usually found one or two at a time. This collector took years to put this on her wall, late 19th century.
Blue onion (German: Zwiebelmuster) is a porcelain tableware pattern for dishware originally manufactured by Meissen Porcelain since the 18th century, and since the last 19th century has been copied by other companies. The large plates measure: 13.5 diameter, the smaller plates are at 9.5 inches.