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Plate

Chinese for export, Dutch market. Gold flowers & small scalloped border on rim. In elaborate red gold & blue acanthus mantling in center, arms & crest. "made to the order of Sir J. Byland, British minister to Java, Dutch East Indies."

Provenance

By 1941, the Winfield Foundation; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA.

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation

Chinese Export, Yung Cheng period, about 1736

Object Place

China for export

Accession Number

51.829

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain