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Plate

Date:
1725–30
Culture:
Chinese, for British market
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 3/8 × 15 1/4 in. (6 × 38.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain-Export
Credit Line:
Helena Woolworth McCann Collection, Purchase, Winfield Foundation Gift, 1967
Accession Number:
67.237
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

Marking: Unmarked
[ Art Exchange , until 1967; sold to MMA ]
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