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Charger

Charger
Title
Charger
Date 
1785-1800
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 15 in. ( 3.8 x 38.1 cm )
Description 
Porcelain charger with blue underglaze decoration consisting of a narrow band of diamond and flower pattern above large clusters of flowers on rim; central seated figure facing dragon like bird in pastoral setting.
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1952.343
Gallery Label 
Belonged to William Minturn (1734-1799), merchant of New York and Newport. It belonged to his descendents Helen Burr Smith and Henrietta Rorer Smith.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group