The black lacquer plate (with stand) from the Ministry of Water Resources, People's Republic of China, was a gift to California State University, Northridge (CSUN) President Dr. James Cleary, who served from 1969-1992. The image on the decorative plate is a traditional Chinese landscape in vivid color. Typical of Chinese landscape painting, mountains and water are easily discernible. Decorative art, plate 12.75 in. (diameter), Stand: 9.25 (height) x 7 (length, each piece) in.