Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Dish

Date:
ca. 1725
Culture:
Chinese, for British market
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall: 11 11/16 × 13 3/8 in. (29.7 × 34 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain-Export
Credit Line:
Helena Woolworth McCann Collection, Gift of Winfield Foundation, 1951
Accession Number:
51.86.388
Not on view
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.
Inscription: Sticker on back: 844

Marking: Unmarked
Helena Woolworth McCann (until d. 1938) ; Winfield Foundation (after 1938–1951; to MMA)
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