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Ground dish center decoration after Ruben's The Four Continents, border elaborately gilded reserves, alternating with oval medallions surrounded by blue rims with overlay of gilt leafage, center painting signed by Herr.

Inscription

Painting on front signed: Herr

Marks

shield in underglaze blue (indistinct); impressed year mark 810; turner's mark impressed 10; incised 2 (faint)

Provenance

By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

Austrian, 1810

Dimensions

Overall: 5.2 x 34 cm (2 1/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2112

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain