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Hexagonal, flat bottom scalloped rim and long lip, scroll handle angular in section, scroll grip. modeled with flowering teaplant, bird on branch, cherry tree and insects in low relief. Inside rim underglaze blue flowers, leaves and insects. Workman's ma


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.

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Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, about 1752–53

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5.6 x 11.5 x 7.8 cm (2 3/16 x 4 1/2 x 3 1/16 in.)

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Soft-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain