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Plate

English
around 1860-1875
Made at Wedgwood Manufactory (Staffordshire, England), Decorated by Emile Lessore (French, 1805–1874)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 × 21 × 21.9 cm (1 1/4 × 8 1/4 × 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1977.668

Medium or Technique

Creamware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Plate in the shape of a shell with yellow rim; with a nude seated in a landscape beside a water source with putto kneeling on other side. She holds a large fan-like object.

Inscription

Two gummed MFA labels: "79.19 Mrs. Frothingham" and under on the lower label: "Mrs. Edward Frothingham"

Signed

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

Markings

Impressed WEDGWOOD "R" [4 dots] on reverse

Credit Line

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