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Dish (France), mid- 18th century

This is a dish. It was style of Jean Bérain and made by Clerissy Factory and manufactured by Clerissy Workshop, Moustiers, France. It is dated mid- 18th century and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is tin-glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Catharine Oglesby. It is credited Gift of Catharine Oglesby.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 3 x 23.9 x 23.9 cm (1 3/16 x 9 7/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

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Dish (France), mid- 18th century; Style of Jean Bérain the Elder (French, 1640–1711); tin-glazed earthenware; H x W x D: 3 x 23.9 x 23.9 cm (1 3/16 x 9 7/16 x 9 7/16 in.); Gift of Catharine Oglesby; 1958-119-7

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