Helena Woolworth McCann Collection, Purchase, Winfield Foundation Gift, 1967
Not on view
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.
Inscription: Sticker affixed to underside: HAS / SOME / SCRATCH / MARKS INSIDE 7017 / 189 / l.ca.1720 / &750.- / NLP
Artist: After a design by Cornelis Pronk (Dutch, Amsterdam 1691–1759 Amsterdam)Date: ca. 1734–37Medium: Hard-paste porcelain painted with cobalt blue under transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware)Accession: 68.153On view in:Gallery 201