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Box in form of Mallard Duck

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Flat-bottomed, half of wings and tail and all of raised turned head form box, cover almost rectangular in section. Considerable white in painting of wing feathers. Unmarked. Mate to 53.1028.

Provenance

Hutton Collection, no. 194 [see note 1]. By 1953, Richard C. Paine; 1953, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. Notes: [1] No. 296 in Cheyne Exhibition

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine

English, about 1756

Object Place

England

Dimensions

8.89 x 12.06 cm (3 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.1027a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain