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Plate: Lady Mary Wortely Montagu ...

about 1770
Made at Worcester Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Accession Number

65.2151

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Pair of plates scale blue ground, each with three border cartouche shaped reserves in which are painted exotic birds encased by elaborate leaf-acorn and scroll work on white ground, round center reserves with flowers on white ground. .2151 = 1 large tulip

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection