Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Dinner plate

Date:
ca. 1740–45
Culture:
Chinese, for Dutch market
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Diameter: 10 1/16 in. (25.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain-Export
Credit Line:
Helena Woolworth McCann Collection, Gift of Winfield Foundation, 1951
Accession Number:
51.86.100
Not on view
Inscription: Stickers on underside: [1] Christie's / Fourth Day's Sale / on Thursday, March 18, 1875; [2] Arms of "Poisson" / This interesting service was made circa 1755 to the special order / of Madame de Pompadour (nee Poisson) / the celebrated mistress of Louis XV; [3] 845 / Antique Dept. / Rare old / Armorial Plate / 17:100
Helena Woolworth McCann (until d. 1938) ; Winfield Foundation (after 1938–1951; to MMA)
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