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Dish

English
around 1860-1870
Made at Wedgwood Manufactory (Staffordshire, England), Decorated by Emile Lessore (French, 1805–1874)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 × 31.1 × 20.6 cm (1 1/2 × 12 1/4 × 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1977.664

Medium or Technique

Creamware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Shell-shaped dish in an irregular shape with yellow rim, with two nudes seated in a landscape beside a dolphin source of water. The purple drapery has many small areas of loss.

Inscription

One partial gummed label MFA? [Mrs. Edward Frothingham 5]

Signed

Signed at lower left 'E Lessore' and at lower right 'Wedgwood' in rust red

Markings

Impressed WEDGWOOD "R" [4 dots] on reverse

Credit Line

Gift by the grandchildren of Mrs. Edward Frothingham,(Eugenia Mifflin Frothingham)