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A soft-paste, bone ash porcelain elliptical charger in the rococo style; gilt scrolls on almost flat scalloped edge brim with garlands of flowers and four 'Mazarine blue' reserves with insects in gold. Pheasants in landscape surrounded by insects in center. Band of gold around foot rim. Mark:...

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Marks

Mark: gold anchor on bottom. Pitted.

Provenance

Commissioned by King George III and Queen Charlotte; 1764, Adolphus Frederick IV, Duke of Mecklenberg-Strelitz. By descent until 1919; Sir Joseph Duveen. By 1960, Jessie and Sigmund Katz. 1960, gift of Jessie and Sigmund J. Katz (Accession date: December 21, 1960)

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, around 1763

Object Place

England

Dimensions

34.93 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.1539

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, enamel and gilding

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain