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Quadrangular Platter with Birds Platter

This is a platter. It was manufactured by Derby [Porcelain Factory]. It is dated ca. 1760 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Michele Beiny. It is credited Gift of Michele Beiny, in memory of her grandfather Hanns M. Weinberg.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 8 × 33 × 25 cm (3 1/8 in. × 13 in. × 9 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] a line, incised underglaze

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Quadrangular Platter with Birds Platter; Manufactured by Derby Porcelain Factory (England, GB, United Kingdom); England; soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel; H x W x D: 8 × 33 × 25 cm (3 1/8 in. × 13 in. × 9 13/16 in.); Gift of Michele Beiny, in memory of her grandfather Hanns M. Weinberg; 1985-120-1

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