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Diamond pattern, pastoral scene seated figures, male on rock playing lute, lady with open book, sheep to her right painting in the manner of Boucher. Floral sprays inside rim with gilt border. Mark: incised with H.? Underglazed CT with crown mark.


interlaced CT with a crown above, 7 (Obscured), both in underglaze blue; incised H. 2 or Z.


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

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Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

German, about 1775


3.7 x 28.5 x 24.4 cm (1 7/16 x 11 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.)

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Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration




Ceramics, Porcelain