Soup plate

German
18th century
about 1740
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

4.44 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.420

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Deep well, flaring rim modeled in basket pattern, upright brown edge. Sprigs of flowers & “wheat-sheafs” in center, in gray-green, orange & blue. (sheafs are perhaps the oriental pattern of fences).

Provenance

By 1955, with anonymous donor; 1955, gift of anonymous donor to the MFA. (Accession date: June 9, 1955)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift