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Clock case

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Clock, marked "Fladgate" (hands broken), in the center of a sunflower, surrounded by a bouquet of various flowers in natural colors, on scrolled and gilded base.

Inscription

Mark: Gold Anchor

Provenance

By 1925, probably Alfred E. Hutton, London [see note 1]. By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930) NOTES: [1] A similar clock case is illustrated in R. Blunt, ed. "The Cheyne Book of Chelsea China and Pottery" (1925) from the Alfred Hutton Collection.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine

English, about 1761

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 29.2 x 18.4 cm (11 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30.353

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain