Plate

English
about 1754-58
Made at Bow Manufactory (England), Decoration designed by Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Diam. 7 7/8 in.

Accession Number

59.1099

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Rim has border decoration of trefoils and darts. In center of well, there is an overglaze transfer-printed vignette within a rococo cartouche of Aeneas carrying his father, Anchises, on his back followed by his son Ascanius and his wife Creusa fleeing from the burningTroy, after Hubert-Francois Gravelot. The vignette border consists of scrolls and ribbons, in brick-red.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection