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Bird Group

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One of a pair of bird groups, see 1988.879. White. In branches of cherry tree on oval base, with dog and snail (same size) on opposite sides. Two birds pick at cherry, single bird below. Unmarked.

Provenance

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

Object Place

England

Dimensions

16.51 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.880

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain