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Finch

Finch on branches of white tree stump with applied flowers and leaves. Head turned slightly left, wings closed. Head bright blue, throat puce, eyes black,beak brown, green back, wing tips and tail band blue, red, and yellow. Feet and lower legs gray. Overcast Fluorescence. Evidence of...

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Inscription

Mark: large brown anchor at back of base

Provenance

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, this object was on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English (London), About 1752–58

Accession Number

1988.653

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain