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Leaf-shaped "Canton" dish

Object Number: 
1956.141i
Date: 
1810-1820
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 7 x 5 1/8 in. ( 1.9 x 17.8 x 13 cm )
Description: 
Leaf-shaped "Canton" porcelain dish with flat bottoms and angled walls; dish has blue underglaze decoration depicting Chinese river scene with bridges and buildings; border pattern consists of an underglaze blue band with blue asterisks and lines bounded by a feather edge band with a scalloped border; there is a secondary border of blue on blue trellis diapering.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group