Plate

German
About 1740
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 25.7 cm (1 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2085

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with underglaze blue and brown enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

White ground blue underglaze decoration in Chinese manner. Border divided and decorated with plant-life and figures. Center trees rocks and bird etc., rim painted brown. Underneath border has border decoration of leaves and flowers and base center with floral decoration.

Markings

Crossed swords with dot underglaze blue. Incised "20".

Provenance

August 22, 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