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Patch Box

about 1765


Object Place: Chelsea

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 3 1/4" x 2 1/8 x 1 1/4"

Accession Number

65.2183

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Oblong with gilt mounted lid, which is decorated: reclining woman, male with bag-pipes standing, foliage and columns in background, inside lid also decor in like manner, painted scenes on sides and bottom, of harvesting-fishing and archery etc. 2 cracks on cover top.

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