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Cup

White ground, border of green leaves and red berries; figure of a man in purple dress. Marks: =multiple hand-drawn marks= in red. =hand-drawn mark= incised.

Marks

Red starburst [ X with a vertical line in the center] painted on center of bottom

Provenance

By 1889, Mrs. John H. Thorndike; 1899, bequest of Mrs. John H. Thorndike to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. John H. Thorndike

Italian, 1760–80

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

99.629

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain