Diplomatic Reception Rooms

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Object Details

Maker
Unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Geography
China
Culture
China, for export
Medium
ceramic; porcelain
Dimensions
Overall: 9 11/16 in; x 24.60625 cm
Provenance
Polly Latham, dealer, Boston, Massachusetts; to the donor through purchase
Inscriptions
Each bearing script initials "JMW", for James M. Watson (1750-1806), in underglaze blue enamels. One with gummed label, reading "Polly / 3889/ Latham" printed in block red letters and with 3889 hand-written in black ballpoint pen.
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Robert Kogod Goldman in memory of his wife, Linda B. Goldman
Collection
The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.
Accession Number
RR-2015.0006.1-.2