Diplomatic Reception Rooms

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Object Details

Maker
Unknown
Date
ca. 1784-1785
Geography
China
Culture
China, for export
Medium
ceramic; porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze enamels
Dimensions
Overall: 3/4 in x 7 5/8 in x 5 3/4 in; 1.905 cm x 19.3675 cm x 14.605 cm
Provenance
The Tayloe family, residents of the Octagon House, Washington, D.C., who are believed to have received the dish from Martha Washington; by descent of the donor.
Inscriptions
None
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Elizabeth Renshaw
Collection
The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.
Accession Number
RR-1977.0017

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