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  • Soup bowl, ca. 1885–90
    Decorator: Mary Louise McLaughlin (American, 1847–1939)
    Porcelain, overglaze enamel decoration, and gilding

    H. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm), Diam. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
    Purchase, Friends of the American Wing Fund and Anonymous Gift, 1986 (1986.307.3)

    A bowl decorated with a delicate border of stylized blossoms enriched with gilding illustrates McLaughlin's superb overglaze china-painting technique.

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    Soup bowl, ca. 1885–90
    Decorator: Mary Louise McLaughlin (American, 1847–1939)
    Porcelain, overglaze enamel decoration, and gilding

    H. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm), Diam. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
    Purchase, Friends of the American Wing Fund and Anonymous Gift, 1986 (1986.307.3)


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