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Salt in the shape of a shell

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One of a pair of salts in shape of a shell, on polychrome rocaille base with floral decoration inside bowl. Mark: incised triangle underneath. Cracked, but base has original colors. Mate with 276.1973.

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 1745

Object Place

England

Dimensions

5.72 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.708

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain