Bread Plate

Chinese, for American market

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774

This object belongs to a large dinner service (10.149.1–.248) bearing the Townley family coat-of-arms. The service, probably ordered by Justice Samuel Chase (1741–1811) of Annapolis, Maryland, displays the enamel-painted arms of Margaret Townley, Chase's aunt.

Bread Plate, Porcelain, Chinese, for American market

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