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Dessert plate

White ground center decorated with exotic birds in rural habitat, blue scalloped borders, gilt rims and scroll work. Birds together, 2 butterflies each side of border. Mark: crescent underglaze blue.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

about 1770–80

Object Place

England

Accession Number

65.2156

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain