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The dish was formed into a fig-leaf shape by pressing a slab of clay over a mold that included the twig handle and in which the fine veining was incised. The five-sided foot ring of triangular section was probably applied while the piece was still on the mold. The serrated edge was finished by...

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Provenance

H. Rissik Marshall. January 27, 1953, sale, Sotheby & Co., London. By 1955, Rita and Frits Markus; 1983, gift of Rita and Frits Markus to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

English, about 1760

Object Place

England

Dimensions

2.9 x 18.2 cm (1 1/8 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1983.653

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain