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Plate from the Duke of Cambridge Service

English
1752–58
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745–1769), Possibly decorated by James Giles (English, 1718–1780)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1982.25

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Workshop of James Giles, decorator, London, about 1760. Soft-paste porcelain, rims molded in five shield-like panels; decorated with polychrome enamels and gold with central fruit bunch, berries and a butterfly, rim with butterflies and insect in reserves, fruits in between. One of a pair with 1982.24.

Markings

Mark: red anchor

Provenance

Tilley and Co., London; 1959, purchased by Janet M. Wolfson, Brookline, MA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson