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Square dessert dish

about 1770
Made at Worcester Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

4 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2160

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Pair of deep dishes. Scale blue, square, scalloped, each with four cartouches painted with exotic birds, separated by four urns with insect decoration and 8 corner cartouche shape reserves with insect decoration, round center reserve decorated with butterflies, all painting on white ground, bordered by gilt scroll work. Mark: crescent mark underglaze blue.

Markings

Mark: crescent mark underglaze blue.

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