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This is a rounded, octagonal plate, indented at the corners. A central shield cartouche with three dolphins and an inverted V-band is surmounted by an eagle with spread wings. The shield is flanked on either side with floral sprays. Underneath it, within an unfurled banner is a Latin...

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Provenance

Descended in the Sargent family of Boston; may have descended through Henry Sargent to Winthrop Henry Sargent of Boston; to MFA, 1985, gift from Misses Aimee and Rosamond Lamb of Boston. (Accession date: Oct 23, 1985)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

Chinese, 1780–90

Object Place

China for American Market

Dimensions

2.54 x 24.13 x 24.13 cm (1 x 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1985.758

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain