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Eight sided, lobes each with three scallops at rim. Tapering slightly curving sides, four flat shell feet, half round indentation on other lobes. Bail handle with mid-modeling. Underglaze blue of Chinese woman in garden, rocks, flowers and small sailboat. Mark: XP lightly scratched on bottom....

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Marks

Mark: XP lightly scratched on bottom. Soapstone fluorescence.

Provenance

By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988) NOTES: [1] From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, 1749–51

Object Place

England

Accession Number

1988.1026

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain