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The deep saucer-shaped dish was formed over a mold that had thirty-two flutes at the edge. The rim was finished by hand, some of the scallops being more rounded than others. The foot ring is circular, of a V-section, and has been ground level after the glaze firing; it has discolored to a...

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Provenance

New York; By 1955, Rita and Frits Markus; 1983, gift of Rita and Frits Markus to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

English, about 1752–54

Object Place

England

Dimensions

4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.648

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain