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Scent bottle

Flattened urn, marbleized. Gilded mounts for cover with bird. Unmarked. Peach fluorescence. Chemical analysis by Richard F. Milton, Jan. 15, 1952: silica 70.2%; alumina 3.0%; lime 12.8%; magnesia 7.5%; potash 3.4%; soda 1.8%; lead oxide 0.4%; phosphate 0.

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 1750

Object Place

England

Accession Number

1988.719a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain