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One of a set of six plates. The circular plate has a scalloped rim and a wide border that is decorated with a blue diaper pattern. The center is painted in blue with a spray of flowers including two roses.

Marks

hunting horn with B in blue enamel, incised hunting horn.

Provenance

By 1965, 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

French, about 1775

Dimensions

2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.1946

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed soft-paste porcelain decorated in blue enamel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain