Plate, Porcelain, Chinese

Plate

Date:
ca. 1795
Geography:
Made in China
Culture:
Chinese
Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
Diam. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, 1942
Accession Number:
42.12
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: Inscribed in scroll below monogram: DECUS ET TUTAMEN AB ILLO [Glory and Defense are from him]
Inscribed in reserves around rim: [names of first fifteen states]
R. Thornton Wilson, New York, until 1942.