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Object Name Platter
Collection The Stephen Girard Artifact Collection
Catalog Number 0286 (1-3)
Other number GC. 294-296
Description Three small 8-sided oblong platters with notched edges show underglaze blue decoration having diamond and lattice bands at the outside edges with cloud-and-rain design borders (Canton). The centers depict a landscape with weepy trees, water, boats, an off-center building with pagoda roofs, and an empty bridge circumscribed by a border of zigzagging arcs and lines (Canton).
Date 1790-1830
Year Range from 1790
Year Range to 1830
Made China
Material Porcelain
Length (in) 11.875
Related Publications Schwarz, Robert D. The Stephen Girard Collection A Selective Catalog # 60.
Source Girard, Stephen
Received as Bequest
Used Stephen Girard's Water Street House