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Fifty-five piece Chinese Export Dinner Service monogrammed "AQ"

2009.5.2 (RS212410)

Description

Fifty-five piece Chinese export dinner service with blue diamond patterned band and spearhead border with "AQ" monogram in shield. Includes serving bowls, gravy boat, soup plates, dinner and dessert plates, soup tureen, and platters.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1800
Inscriptions
"AQ" (Gold painted script on front or side of piece.)
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
China¯ (Okinawa-jima, Okinawa-shoto¯, Okinawa prefecture, Ryukyu region, Japan)
Possibly Lowestoft (Suffolk, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Chinoiserie
dinner services
Probably porcelain
People and organizations
Metropolitan Moving & Storage
Quincy, Abigail Phillips, 1745-1798
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997
Accession Number
2009.5.2
GUSN
174069

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