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Covered tureen with stand and ladle

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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: [1] From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

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Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

Scottish, About 1764–70


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.)

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Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with underglaze blue and gilded decoration




Ceramics, Porcelain