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Fruit Plate

This is a Fruit plate. It was manufactured by Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1753–1758 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is molded porcelain, overglaze decoration. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Irwin Untermyer, Esq.. It is credited Gift of Irwin Untermyer.

  • Plate (USA)
  • hand-thrown and glazed earthenware.
  • Bequest of James H. Stubblebine.
  • 1988-44-2

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2.8 x 21.1 cm (1 1/8 x 8 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

[1] Red anchor mark

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Fruit Plate; Manufactured by Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory (United Kingdom); molded porcelain, overglaze decoration; H x diam.: 2.8 x 21.1 cm (1 1/8 x 8 5/16 in.); Gift of Irwin Untermyer; 1955-163-2

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