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Covered Tureen and Platter

A work made of porcelain.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of porcelain.




China, Jiaqing reign
Chinese, made for the American market

About this artwork

This tureen is from a service owned by Elias Morgan (1770–1812) of Connecticut. The Morgan set, displaying the coat of arms originally used by his Welsh ancestors, is one of the few armorial services made for the American market.


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Arts of the Americas


Covered Tureen and Platter


China (Object made in)

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c. 1800–1815




Tureen: 26.7 × 35.6 × 24.8 cm (10 1/2 × 14 × 9 3/4 in.); Platter: 4.8 × 39.7 × 33 cm (1 7/8 × 15 5/8 × 13 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne

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