Plate

English (London)
About 1752–58
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 21.6 cm (1 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.310

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Plate with shaped edge, sprays of flowers in colors on edge, the cetnre panelpainted with a scene with children in a garden, in brillant colors, the boy in a bright blue coat.

Inscription

Paper label printed: "Alfred E. Hutton Collection No. 82"

Markings

Mark: Red Anchor

Provenance

Probably by 1924, Alfred E. Hutton, London [see note 1]. By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930).

NOTES:
[1] See W.B. Honey, "Old English Porcelain," pl. 6, no. D, where this plate is listed in Alfred E. Hutton's collection.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine