Plate

German
about 1740–50
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Dimensions

Overall: 3.1 x 23.3 cm (1 1/4 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2069

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

White ground, four border cartouche shaped reserves with larger one in center of Rhine river and architectural scenery. Bordered by tasseled shaded gilt work. Scattered insects and flowers.

Markings

Crossed swords in underglaze blue; impressed 16 or 91

Provenance

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