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White ground, with winged cupids in clouds, painted in polychrome at center of plate; border of classical figures after paintings by Joseph-Marie Vien, with gilded foliate rim.

Provenance

1891, gift of Caroline Isabella Wilby, Boston, (d.1897) to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 3, 1891)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss C. I. Wilby

German (Meissen), late 19th century

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

91.220

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with polychrome and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain