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White ground blue underglaze decoration in Chinese manner. Border divided and decorated with plant-life and figures. Center trees rocks and bird etc., rim painted brown. Underneath border has border decoration of leaves and flowers and base center with floral decoration. Mark: crossed swords...

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Provenance

August 22, 1944, probably sold by the Art Exchange, New York, NY to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

German, About 1740

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 25.7 cm (1 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2085

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with underglaze blue and brown enamel decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain