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Platter

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The large, raised, oval platter is embellished with wavy chased decoration at the edge and has a decorative rim. It shows many signs of regular use.

Inscription

None.

Marks

None.

Provenance

With Alphonse Jax, New York, before April 14, 1975; sold to Landon Clay, April 14, 1975; loan to the MFA, 1985, and given in 2003.

Credit Line

Gift of Lavinia and Landon T. Clay

about 1780–1800

Object Place

South America

Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 46.4 x 34.3 cm (2 x 18 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.783

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware