Tray from a Tea or Breakfast Service

German
about 1775
Made at Frankenthal Manufactory (Germany)


Dimensions

3.7 x 28.5 x 24.4 cm (1 7/16 x 11 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2099

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

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.

Markings

interlaced CT with a crown above, 7 (Obscured), both in underglaze blue; incised H. 2 or Z.

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection