Diplomatic Reception Rooms

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Object Details

Maker
Unknown
Date
1800-1802
Geography
China
Culture
China, for export
Medium
ceramic; porcelain
Dimensions
Overall: 9 1/4 in; 23.495 cm
Provenance
Walker-Poinsett Antiques, Seattle, 1987; Sotheby's New York, Sale N09305, January 23, 2015, Lot 170; to the donor through purchase
Inscriptions
Inscribed in gilt letters "WASHINGTON" and "JRS" for Joseph (1760-1851) and Rebecca Heath (1769-1830) Sims.
Credit Line
Gift of Robert Kogod Goldman and Caroline Goldman Cassagnol in memory of their parents, Marvin J. and Ruth Kogod Goldman
Collection
The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.
Accession Number
RR-2018.0006