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Watch-case representing "Dawn"

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Globular case resting on archway thru which water falls. At base on right side a baluster and ducks, scented by a dog on left. Base decorated with raised flowers and frons. Above arch one sleeping cupid (wing broken) and one waking cupid (arm gone), hour glass and scythe. (Watch missing).

Marks

Mark: RED ANCHOR.

Provenance

1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine

Watch-case "Dawn"

English, 1750–53

Object Place

England

Dimensions

25.4 cm (10 in.)

Accession Number

30.300

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain