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One of a pair of bird groups, see 1988.880. White. In branches of cherry tree on oval base with granular appliques for moss. Dog and snail (same size) on opposite sides. Two birds pick at cherry single bird below. Group shows remnant of green oil painting. Unmarked.


By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988) NOTES: [1] From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, 18th century, about 1750

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16.51 cm (6 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain