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Beaker with cover and saucer

Date:
ca. 1690
Culture:
Chinese, for European market
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (beaker with cover .210a, b): 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); Diameter (saucer .211): 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain-Export
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1879
Accession Number:
79.2.210a, b, .211
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in blue enamel around rim of beaker: L'EMPIRE DE LA VERTUE EST ETABLI JUSQU'AU BOUT DE L'UNIVERS

Marking: Square seal
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. , New York (until 1879; to MMA)
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