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Rectangular dish with cut corners. Turquoise rim with panels of flowers in colors. Center panel painted with a classical scene in brillant colors.

Inscription

Mark: Gold Anchor Label on reverse: Alfred Hutton Collection Label on reverse: Exhibited Chelsea Town Hall 1924 Label on reverse: From the Collection of the Earl of Essex

Provenance

By 1925, probably Alfred E. Hutton, London [see note 1]. By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930) NOTES: [1] A similar dish is illustrated in R. Blunt, ed. "The Cheyne Book of Chelsea China and Pottery" (1925) from the Alfred Hutton Collection.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine

English, About 1758–69

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 22.9 x 33 cm (9 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

30.354

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain