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The rim of the dish is scalloped and both the interior and the exterior are molded with the outlines of three cabbage leaves. The areas between the outer edges of the leaves on both the exterior and the interior are decorated with a pink (rose) ground. The white reserves enclosed by the edges of...

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Inscription

Both pieces: incised Lf in script.

Provenance

Until 1950, Comtesse Redorte collection, Paris; October 10, 1950, sold from the Redorte collection to Rosenberg and Stiebel, New York; January 3, 1951, sold by Rosenberg and Stiebel to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

compotier rond feuille de choux

French, 1757–60

Dimensions

Overall: 4.7 x 22.5 cm (1 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.1798

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels and gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain