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Dish

Date:
ca. 1725
Culture:
Chinese
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
W. 11 11/16 in. (29.7 cm.); L. 13 3/8 in. (34.0 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain-Export
Credit Line:
Helena Woolworth McCann Collection, Gift of Winfield Foundation, 1951
Accession Number:
51.86.388
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 510
It is likely that this dish was made as part of a large service ordered to commemorate the marriage of Townshend to Audrey Harrison in 1723, the year that he was created Baron Townshend de Lynn Regis.
Helena Woolworth McCann
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