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Octagonal Trencher Salt

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Hard-paste porcelain, polychrome enamels and gold; butterfly, flowers, and birds at center, gold flower and pencilled leaf top border, gold scroll border at base. Unmarked. Condition: small rim chip, fire crack at waist.

Credit Line

Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson

Chinese export, about 1750

Object Place

China for export

Dimensions

3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.97

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain