Plate, "Swan Service", 1737–41 Glazed, enameled, and gilt porcelain. Museum purchase through gift of Commander Henry H. Gorringe. 1950-130-1.
What is this?
Molded with two swans swimming in rough water among fish and shells and flanked by bulrushes, a heron wading with a fish in its beak another in flight above, on a spiral shell-mounted ground. Decorated with a gilt rim and a large coat-of-armor at the top beneath border.
This object has been included in the following exhibitions:
- Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008, Friday, March 07, 2008 - Sunday, July 06, 2008