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Plate

English
around 1860-1875
Made at Wedgwood Manufactory (Staffordshire, England), Decorated by Emile Lessore (French, 1805–1874)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 × 21.3 × 21.9 cm (1 3/8 × 8 3/8 × 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1977.669

Medium or Technique

Creamware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Plate in the form of a shell with a yellow rim; with a woman reclining in a landscape, looking upward with putto resting hands on her shoulder.

Inscription

Two gummed MFA labels: "83.19 Mrs. Frothingham" and below it MFA label "Mrs. Edward Frothingham"
Third circular label with blue border "273"

Signed

Signed at lower left 'E Lessore' and at lower right 'Wedgwood' in rust red

Markings

Impressed WEDGWOOD "R" [4 dots] on reverse

Credit Line

Gift by the grandchildren of Mrs. Edward Frothingham,(Eugenia Mifflin Frothingham)