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Platter

Date:
ca. 1772
Culture:
Chinese, for British market
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 × 10 1/4 in. (17.8 × 26 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain-Export
Credit Line:
Gift of George Crawley, 1926
Accession Number:
26.111.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
The arms are those of William Pitt (1708–1778), "The Great Commoner", and his wife, Hester Grenville (m. 1754, d. 1803).
Inscription: [1] C [Chatham] (on rim, beneath earl's coronet in gold)
[2] HC [Hester Chatham] (on rim, beneath baroness' coronet)
[3] C (on rim at bottom)
George A. Crawley (until 1926; to MMA)
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