Object photography

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Object description

  • Chinese artist
  • Platter, about 1765
  • Ceramic, porcelain
  • China
  • H: 1 1/2 in, W: 13 1/2 in, D: 9 7/8 in (H: 3.8 cm, W: 34.3 cm, D: 25.1 cm)
  • Museum Purchase, 1977
  • E80333

SPECIAL COLLECTION

China Trade Museum Collection

DESCRIPTION

Octagonal platter with decoration in underglaze blue, oval center and flaring rim. At the center therese is a Chinese style landscape to the right with houses, connected to the left by small bridge with figures; scene outlined with a border of concentric blue lines. The rim is a continuous border of diaper pattern, punctuated at the corners with flowers. Beginning at the upper center, extending into the cavetto, is the arms of Latham.