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Platter for the English colonial market

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Widely flaring rim, shaped edge, flat unglazed bottom. Diapered bands in mulberry with orange & gold small scrolls. Elephant with rider in center. Sprays of flowers.

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 for export, 1785–1800

Object Place

China for export

Dimensions

Length x width: 25.4 x 33.7 cm (10 x 13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.893

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamels

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain