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Dish

English
around 1860-1870
Made at Wedgwood Manufactory (Staffordshire, England), Decorated by Emile Lessore (French, 1805–1874)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Overall: 4.8 × 33 × 18.4 cm (1 7/8 × 13 × 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1977.663

Medium or Technique

Creamware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Deep shell-shaped dish in irregular shape with yellow rim; God with laurel wreath and quiver of arrows (Helios?) drives a submerged chariot drawn by two horses.

Inscription

Two gummed MFA labels: "76.19 Mrs. Frothingham" and on lower label: "Mrs. Edward Frothingham"

Signed

Signed at lower left 'E Lessore' and at lower right 'Wedgwood' in rust red

Markings

Impressed WEDGWOOD "J" [4 dots] on reverse

Credit Line

Gift by the grandchildren of Mrs. Edward Frothingham(Eugenia Mifflin Frothingham)