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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: 4.4 × 21 × 21 cm (1 3/4 × 8 1/4 × 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1977.671

Medium or Technique

Creamware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Plate in the form of a shell with yellow rim with partially disrobed woman, one breast exposed, with winged putto seated ina landscape with tree in center.

Inscription

Two gummed MFa labels: "78.19 Mrs. Forthingham" and below is MFA label with "Mrs. ..."

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)