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Rectangular Tray

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A rectangular ogival tray, with a border decorated with a puce ground, wide gilded rim and enclosing four small ogival reserves painted with harbor scenes. The well of the tray contains three gilded quatrefoil cartouches, outlined with arabesque and scroll decoration in rose camieu. Each reserve...

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Marks

Meissen factory mark during the Marcolini period (1774-1814) painted in underglaze blue on the underside. Impressed on the underside, near the footrim: "70"; incised on the underside: "17"

Provenance

June 1, 2001, purchased by Steve Spiegel, Honolulu, HI; 2002, gift of Steve Spiegel. (Accession date: June 26, 2002)

Credit Line

Gift of Steven B. and Ginger G. Spiegel in honor of the birth of Micah Anthony Spiegel

German, about 1774–1814

Place of Manufacture

Meissen, Saxony, Germany

Dimensions

3.5 x 27.3 x 18.4 cm (1 3/8 x 10 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2002.195

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain