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Covered Two-handled Bowl and Tray

Date:
1785–90
Geography:
Made in China
Culture:
Chinese, for American market
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/2in. (14 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Bequest of James T. Woodward, 1910
Accession Number:
10.149.233
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 704
This object belongs to a large dinner service (10.149.1–.248) bearing the Townley family coat-of-arms. The service, probably ordered by Justice Samuel Chase (1741–1811) of Annapolis, Maryland, displays the enamel-painted arms of Margaret Townley, Chase's aunt.
James T. Woodward, New York
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