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Covered vase

Hexagonal vase, curving, on splayed foot with two small dragon handles near flaring lip on concave neck. Polychrome decoration in Oriental manner with peonies, bamboo, flowers and rocks, bird on one.

Inscription

unmarked

Provenance

By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988) NOTES: [1] From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, about 1750

Object Place

England

Accession Number

1988.1017a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain