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Saucer

Italian (Capodimonte)
18th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 16cm (6 5/16in.)

Accession Number

03.591

Medium or Technique

Porcelain, enamel and gilt decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

White ground, landscape with battle scene in the center; elaborate border of gold arabesques and latticework. Finely painted flowers and bug on outside.

Inscription

Oval paper label inscribed in pencil: "S.C.W" [Susan Cornelia Warren]

Markings

Mark: "N" (?) in underglaze blue.

Provenance

Susan Cornelia Clarke (Mrs. Samuel Dennis) Warren (b. 1858 - d. 1901), Boston; December 9-13, Mrs. S. D. Warren sale, Beacon Art Galleries, Boston, lot 148, to the MFA for $626.50 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: January 13, 1903)

NOTES:
[1] MFA accession numbers 03.587 - 03.593 were acquired together.

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Cornelia Warren