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Plate

French
about 1775
Made at Chantilly Manufactory (France)


Dimensions

2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.1947

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed soft-paste porcelain decorated in blue enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

One of a set of six plates. The circular plate has a scalloped rim and a wide border that is decorated with a blue diaper pattern. The center is painted in blue with a spray of flowers including two roses.

Markings

hunting horn with B in blue enamel, incised hunting horn.

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