Dish

English
About 1758–69
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Overall: 22.9 x 33 cm (9 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

30.354

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Rectangular dish with cut corners. Turquoise rim with panels of flowers in colors. Center panel painted with a classical scene in brillant colors.

Inscription

Label on reverse: Alfred Hutton Collection, no. 174

Label on reverse: Exhibited Chelsea Town Hall 1924. Loan 94. Hutton

Label on reverse: From the Collection of the Earl of Essex

Markings

Mark: Gold Anchor

Provenance

Earl of Essex. By 1924, probably Alfred E. Hutton, London [see note 1]. By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930)

NOTES:
[1] A similar dish is illustrated in R. Blunt, ed. "The Cheyne Book of Chelsea China and Pottery" (1925), cat. 94, pl. 25 from the Alfred Hutton Collection.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine