Swan Service Charger, 1737–41
Glazed, enameled, gilt, and molded 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.