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Scent bottle

Harlequin leaning against tree trunk, modelled mask at back below flowered portion, topped by metal stopper. Wide brimmed hat turned up at front, black mask, diamond-checked coat and trousers, red, blue, green and yellow, red button band on coat, black belt. Unmarked.

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 1755

Object Place

England

Accession Number

1988.587a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain