Saucer, Hard-paste porcelain, Chinese, for Spanish market

Saucer

Date:
ca. 1810
Culture:
Chinese, for Spanish market
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Diameter: 6 3/16 in. (15.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain-Export
Credit Line:
Helena Woolworth McCann Collection, Gift of Winfield Foundation, 1951
Accession Number:
51.86.367
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on flag in center: [1] Antes la muerte / que consentir con / un tirano [trans.: It is better to die than yield to a tyrant]

Inscribed below shield in script: [2] Gerona

Sticker on bottom: 822
Helena Woolworth McCann (until d. 1938) ; Winfield Foundation (after 1938–1951; to MMA)