Saucer

German
about 1723
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

2.4 cm (15/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2139

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain, enamels, gilding, and luster highlights

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Center cartouche shape reserve, with painting of seated male, standing woman and child (with wings?), architectural scene in background. Gilded scroll work on border - white ground.

Markings

Mark: underglaze " [inscription] " in gold.

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