Tray from a Tea or Breakfast Service
Made at Frankenthal Manufactory (Germany)
3.7 x 28.5 x 24.4 cm (1 7/16 x 11 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration
Not On View
Diamond pattern, pastoral scene seated figures, male on rock playing lute, lady with open book, sheep to her right painting in the manner of Boucher. Floral sprays inside rim with gilt border. Mark: incised with H.? Underglazed CT with crown mark.
interlaced CT with a crown above, 7 (Obscured), both in underglaze blue; incised H. 2 or Z.
Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)
Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection