Large Plate

Chinese Export
around 1745


Object Place: China for export

Dimensions

Diam. 12 3/4 in.

Accession Number

51.889

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain

Circular. In center, quatrefoil medallion with Fort St. George in Madras beside a river. On rim: above, a crest (a crowned eagle displayed), below, a quartered coat-of-arms of Cooke quartering Waren with Twysden in pretence, in elaborate scroll & floral cartouche. In border, gillded cartouches containing composite views of Plymouth Sound at the left and Pearl River in Canton at the right. Chipped.Set with 2011-6.41. Chipped.

Provenance

By 1941, the Winfield Foundation; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA.

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation