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Fruit Stand

English
around 1860-1875
Made at Wedgwood Manufactory (Staffordshire, England), Decorated by Emile Lessore (French, 1805–1874)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 × 22.9 × 23.5 cm (6 7/8 × 9 × 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1977.674

Medium or Technique

Creamware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Dish in the shape of a shell with yellow rim, on a triangular stand of entwined dolphins in yellow and purple; with Pan lying on his back, playing with two putti.

Inscription

Two gummed MFA labels on underside of foot: "73.19 Mrs. Frothingham" and on lower label: "Mrs. Edward Frothingham"

Signed

Signed at lower left 'E Lessore' in rust red

Markings

Impressed WEDGWOOD "OAV" [?] on underside of foot

Credit Line

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