Plate

German
about 1740
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Dimensions

Overall: 4.1 x 21.8 cm (1 5/8 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2052

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Small round plate; decorated chinoiserie figure and landscaping; molded rim painted brown. Decorated by Loewenfinck - no marks.

Markings

crossed swords in underglaze blue; impressed 16

Provenance

June 28, 1944, probably sold by the Art Exchange, New York, NY to Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection