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Plate

Date:
1725–30
Culture:
Chinese
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/8 in. (6.0 cm.); Diam. 15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain-Export
Credit Line:
Helena Woolworth McCann Collection, Purchase, Winfield Foundation Gift, 1967
Accession Number:
67.237
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 510
This dish is part of a service made for John Elwick of Cornhill, London (died 1730), who was a director of the English East India Company, the firm that dominated the British trade with India and China.
[ Art Exchange (until 1967; sold to MMA) ]
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