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Plate

Date:
dated 1778
Culture:
French, Rouen
Medium:
Faience (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.1935
Not on view
This scene of winter skating is probably the "January" plate from a set of twelve 'months' plates. No artist or print-maker of the name inscribed (Pierre Duchemin) found for the 18th century.
Inscription: Inscribed below scene in center of plate: Pre. Duchemin, 1778. [note: Pre. is short for Pierre]

Marking: None
Gaston Le Breton (before 1910) ; J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
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