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Plate (one of a pair)

Artist:
After a design by Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (French, Lille 1636–1699 London)
Date:
ca. 1735–40
Culture:
Chinese
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm.); Diam. 15 in. (38.1 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain-Export
Credit Line:
Helena Woolworth McCann Collection, Purchase, Winfield Foundation Gift, 1962
Accession Number:
62.187.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 510
The beautifully painted flower baskets on these two dishes derive from French engravings based on the work of Jean Baptiste Monnoyer (1634-1699). On the back of each dish are the arms of a Scottish family named French from Berwickshire.
[ Antique Porcelain Co. , New York, 1962 ]
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