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Octagonal, pink ground, with panels painted with figures in landscapes, heavily gilt. (Probably made to match Dresden cup and saucer 30.376). Mark: CROSSED SWORDS. Mate to 30.375 a-b.

Provenance

By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine

English, about 1770–84

Object Place

England

Dimensions

7.3 x 9.4 x 6.4 cm (2 7/8 x 3 11/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.374a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain