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Sweetmeat Dish

Soft-paste porcelain. Marks: in underglaze blue: interlace Ls enclosing v, beneath: B Bt (perhaps 19th century). Shaped square dish with later decoration including bleu celeste ground, four reserve panels of floral bouquets, central cupid, and elaborate floral gilding.

Credit Line

Gift of Nancy Cochrane Palmer in loving memory of her mother and stepfather Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Leavitt Pickman, Jr.

18th century with later decoration

Dimensions

Overall: 4.3 x 21.7 cm (1 11/16 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.997

Medium or Technique

Hard paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain