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Plate with shaped edge, sprays of flowers in colors on edge, the cetnre panelpainted with a scene with children in a garden, in brillant colors, the boy in a bright blue coat.

Inscription

Mark: Red Anchor

Provenance

Possibly by 1928, 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] See W.B. Honey, "Old English Porcelain," pl. 6, no. D, where this plate is listed in Alfred E. Hutton's collection.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine

English (London), About 1752–58

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 21.6 cm (1 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.310

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain