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Platter

Object Number: 
1956.141m
Date: 
1810-1820
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 18 3/4 x 15 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 47.6 x 39.4 cm )
Description: 
Octagonal "Canton" porcelain platter with blue underglaze decoration; border pattern consists of an abstract band, a diapered band, and stylized swags; the central view is a Chinese landscape of buildings and a bridge over water.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group