Diplomatic Reception Rooms

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Object Details

Maker
Unknown
Date
ca. 1783
Geography
China
Culture
China, for export
Medium
ceramic; porcelain
Dimensions
Overall: 9 in; 22.86 cm
Provenance
Polly Latham, dealer, Boston, Massachusetts; to the donor through purchase
Inscriptions
Bearing motto, "PER MARE PER TERRAS" On reverse, paper label, reading "Polly/ 4649/Latham."
Credit Line
Gift of Robert Kogod Goldman in memory of his parents, Marvin J. and Ruth Kogod Goldman
Collection
The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.
Accession Number
RR-2017.0003