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Dish

Object Number: 
1923.29
Date: 
ca. 1787
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. ( 4.4 x 21 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: in the shield interior: "A.D."
Description: 
Porcelain dish with shaped rim; decorated with underglaze blue border of butterflies and diaper and gilt details; plate center has a polychrome enamel shield with a floral surrounding and iron red and gilt initials in the center.
Gallery Label: 
This tea service was owned by Ann (Rapelje) Duyckinck (1733-1789), who married Gerards Duyckinck in 1752. According to the donor, the set was acquired at the time of their wedding; however, it was probably made about thirty-five years later, when such porcelain became available on the American market.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny F. Clark
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group