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Dessert dish (compotier)

1770–75
Made at Worcester Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

6.6 x 31.4 x 24.5 cm (2 5/8 x 12 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2158

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Pair of large oval dishes, scale blue ground eac with two large flower decorated cartouches, and four small, separated by two urns converging on oval reserve, all of which are decorated with flowers and gilt scroll work. Pink flower with yellow center in center reserve. Mark: square seal underglaze blue.

Markings

Mark: square seal underglaze blue.

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection