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Fruit Plate (England), 1753–56

This is a Fruit plate. It was manufactured by Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1753–56 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, 1753–56
  • soft-paste porcelain, overglaze enamels.
  • Gift of Irwin Untermyer.
  • 1957-11-10
  • Plate, 1753–56
  • soft-paste porcelain, overglaze enamels.
  • Gift of Irwin Untermyer.
  • 1957-11-13

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2.9 x 21 cm (1 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

On base: underglaze red anchor

Cite this object as

Fruit Plate (England), 1753–56; Manufactured by Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory (United Kingdom); molded porcelain, overglaze decoration; H x diam.: 2.9 x 21 cm (1 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.); Gift of Irwin Untermyer; 1955-163-9

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