China, for export
ceramic; porcelain with polychrome enamels
Overall: 8 1/2 in; 21.59 cm
Ex-collection of Elinor Gordon, dealer, Villanova, Pennsylvania; by undocumented descent; to Polly Latham, dealer, Boston, Massachusetts; to the donor through purchase
The center bearing the arms of Penn, for Thomas Penn of Buckinghamshire, the second son of William Penn, the Quaker founder of the colony of Pennsylvania Together with two circular gummed labels, one foil label reading "ELINOR GORDON / Chinese Export Porcelain Villanova, P.A."; the other, paper "Polly / 4755 / Latham".
Gift of Mr. Robert Kogod Goldman in memory of his wife, Linda B. Goldman
The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.