"The Lion and the Mouse" - plate in soft-paste porcelain, fluted scalloped rim; mazarine blue ground, elaborate gilt scroll and diaper border around centralreserve, painted in polychrome enamels, after No. 23 in Barlow's 1666 edition of Aesop's Fables; gold dentil edge.
Mark: fretted square in underglaze blue
Collection of Lady Corah; July 20, 1971, sold by Lady Corah at Sotheby's, London, lot 66. By 1981, Mrs. Janet M. Wolfson, Brookline, MA; 1982, bequest of Mrs. Janet M. Wolfson. (Accession date: January 13, 1982)
Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson
English, about 1769