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Dish (one of two)

Date:
ca. 1775
Culture:
Chinese, for Russian market
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Diameter: 9 1/16 in. (23 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain-Export
Credit Line:
Helena Woolworth McCann Collection, Purchase, Winfield Foundation Gift, 1959
Accession Number:
59.90.1
Not on view
Inscription: On back, in ink on label: ORIENTAL LOWESTOFT PORCELAIN MADE FOR / CATHERINE THE GREAT, PAINTED WITH HER COAT / OF ARMS, Ill. in Jourdain Jenyns, Pl. 78 / FROM THE ROYAL SUMMER PALACE IN GATCHINA

Label: 18th century Nr. 11 1BC

Marking: Painted on underside in red with traces of Russian printing visible in the paint: [1] r. 4./2577; [2] r. 4./2580
Catherine II of Russia , Gatchina Palace ; Helena Woolworth McCann ; [ Klejman , until 1959; sold to MMA ]
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