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Octagonal plate

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Large octagonal deep dish with flat rim. Chinoiserie figures, narrow border, with flowers and leaf chains, in orange, blue, green accented by gilding. See: 60.1529 - Chelsea.

Marks

crossed swords in blue enamel; engraved N= 36 over 2 (johanneum mark)

Provenance

Augustus the Strong, Japanes Palace. By 1942, Howard Back, New York; September 15, 1942, sold by Howard Back to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

German, about 1725–30

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 4.4 x 27.6 cm (1 3/4 x 10 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2055

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain