Chinese - Dish, 19th century

Chinese

Dish, 19th century

Glass, 39.5 x 33 cm (15 9/16 x 13 in.)

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Object details

Accession number

C18e27

Provenance

Purchased by the actor Leslie Buswell (1888-1964) and the interior decorator Henry Davis Sleeper (1878-1934) from the Asian antiquities dealers Yamanaka & Co., Boston, about 1914.
Gift from Leslie Buswell, Henry Davis Sleeper, and possibly other friends from Gloucester to Isabella Stewart Gardner, about 1914.

Bibliography

Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 143.


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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

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