One of a pair of covered tureens with stand and ladle. Decorated in underglaze blue with oriental scene of house in garden, overhandling tree; irregular borders, traces of oil gilding. 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:  From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.
Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection
Scottish, About 1764–70
- Made at West Pans Factory, Scotland
Overall: 12.7 x 22.9 x 19.7 cm (5 x 9 x 7 3/4 in.) Other (Parts A & B): 12.7cm (5in.) Other (Part C): 14cm (5 1/2in.) Other (Part D): 14 x 15.9cm (5 1/2 x 6 1/4in.)
Medium or Technique
Soft-paste porcelain with underglaze blue and gilded decoration