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Dish (part of a service)

Date:
ca. 1737
Culture:
Chinese
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
W. 12 5/8 in. (32.1 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain-Export
Credit Line:
Gift of Mary Knight Arnold, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.520.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 510
The arms on this dish are those of James, fifth duke of Hamilton (1702/3-1743), and it is possible that this dish is part of a large service created for him at the time of his marriage to his third wife in 1737.
Dukes of Hamilton (until 1919; sale, Christie's, London, November 5, 1919, no. 5; to Thomas); Thomas (from 1919) ; Mary Knight Arnold (until 1978; to MMA)
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