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Provenance

1958, Sigmund J. Katz (b. 1897 - d. 1958), New Orleans; 1958, by inheritance to Jessie W. (Mrs. Sigmund J.) Katz (b. 1901 - d. 1988), New Orleans [see note 1]; 1967, gift of Mrs. Katz to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 21, 1967) NOTES: [1] In 1958, Sigmund Katz bequeathed one-half interest in his porcelain collection to the MFA, and one-half life interest to his wife, Jessie Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, about 1755–58

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (11.4 x 19.1 cm)

Accession Number

67.1190a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain