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Catalog Number R1999.8.2
Object Name Plate, Soup
Description Soup plate decorated in underglaze blue and overglaze famille rose enamels with an underglaze blue nanking border at the rim; an underglaze blue honeycomb border on the sides of the well; and an impaled coat of arms in overglaze enamels in the center of the well.

The arms are of Mackay impaling Hannay, and the service from which this piece comes was probably made for the sister of Sir Samuel Hannay.
Year Range from 1785
Year Range to 1795
Material Hard Paste Porcelain
Place of Origin Made in Jingdezhen, Decorated in Guangzhou (Canton), China
Collection The Reeves Center
Collector Herbert G. McKay
On View No