Large dish-shaped plaque
Made by Wedgwood Manufactory (Staffordshire, England)
Object Place: Europe, England
Diameter: 22 1/4 in. (56.5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Creamware (cream-colored earthenware)
Not On View
Painted by Emile Lessore (1805–1874). Lead-glazed cream-colored earthenware, painted in polychrome enamels. Scene of Venus, sea gods and nymphs, putti, and dolphins. Mark: WEDGWOOD impressed; signed Emile Lessore in script on front. circular footring has two holes for hanging.
Signed Emile Lessore in script on front.
Lloyd E. Hawes (b. 1912 - d. 1988), Wellesley Hills, MA; 1988, by inheritance to his widow, Mrs. Lloyd E. (Vivian S.) Hawes, Wellesley Hills; 1991, gift of Mrs. Hawes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 18, 1991)
Gift of Mrs. Lloyd E. Hawes