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Plate

Mate to 28.826. Border decorated with a claret ground and central undulating band of alternating vases, a three-blossom red flowering plant, and cornflowers, with 3 ovals inclosing flowers. Spray of roses at center.

Marks

Interlaced Ls enclosing date letters ii; three dots below, all in blue enamel. LF in gold; incised 24.

Provenance

1928, Henrietta Marion Grew (Mrs. Stephen) Van Rensselaer Crosby (b. 1872), Boston; 1928, gift of Mrs. Stephen Van Rensselaer Crosby to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 1, 1928)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stephen Van Rensselaer Crosby

French, 1786

Object Place

France

Accession Number

28.827

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain