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Plate (Italy), ca. 1780

This is a Plate. It was manufactured by Doccia Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is gilt and glazed porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2.5 x 24 cm (1 x 9 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside, written in black ink: "Grotta di Posilipo"

Cite this object as

Plate (Italy), ca. 1780; Manufactured by Doccia Porcelain Manufactory (Italy); gilt and glazed porcelain; H x diam.: 2.5 x 24 cm (1 x 9 7/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-450-s

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