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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.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2.5 x 21.2 cm (1 x 8 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] anchor, painted in red overglaze

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Fruit Plate; Manufactured by Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory (United Kingdom); molded porcelain, overglaze decoration; H x diam.: 2.5 x 21.2 cm (1 x 8 3/8 in.); Gift of Irwin Untermyer; 1955-163-6

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