- Made in China
- Diam. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of James DeLancey Verplanck and John Bayard Rodgers Verplanck, 1939
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Chinese export porcelain was one of the luxuries deemed essential to a well-appointed eighteenth-century house. Until 1784, when direct trade began between China and America, Chinese porcelain came to the colonies by way of Europe. This soup plate was part of a large service that descended in the Verplanck family of New York.