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Soft paste; blue and white.

Inscription

Paper label from Wales collection on underside.

Provenance

By 1895, purchased in Paris by Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales; 1895, gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales. (Accession date: March 28, 1895)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales

French, 1700–20

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 8.7 cm (1 9/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.351

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with underglaze blue decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain