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Fruit or Dessert Plate with "Disheveled Birds" Plate, ca. 1758–1769

This is a plate. It was manufactured by Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated ca. 1758–1769 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Forsyth Wickes. It is credited Gift of Forsyth Wickes.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2.9 x 21.8 cm (1 1/8 x 8 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Reverse: [1] an anchor, painted in brown overglaze (Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory mark)

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Fruit or Dessert Plate with "Disheveled Birds" Plate, ca. 1758–1769; Manufactured by Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory (United Kingdom); soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel; H x diam.: 2.9 x 21.8 cm (1 1/8 x 8 9/16 in.); Gift of Forsyth Wickes; 1962-218-6

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