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Base hexagonal, straight sides, flaring rim and long lip. Double scroll handle. Polychrome Chinese landscape, flowers and insect inside. Unmarked.

Marks

Label on reverse: JAS A Lewis & Son Inc., NY

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 1752

Object Place

England

Dimensions

6.35 x 11.43 cm (2 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.1025

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain