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Modeled in relief with busts, Duke of Marlborough and Commodore Howe, on each side, scrolls, flags, etc. Decoration commemorates combined operations carried out against the French ports on the Channel (Cherbourg, St. Malo, etc.) during the Seven Years' War in 1758.

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

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, about 1758

Object Place

England

Dimensions

5.71 x 15.87 cm (2 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.972

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain decorated with under-glaze blue enamel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain