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Lead-glazed Parian ware. Marks on the underneath: Registration mark for January 18, 1872, impressed Royal Worcester mark. Square body, faceted at spout. Spout terminating in lizard head; lizard body forming the handle. Lid and feet of squared triangle form. The sides with applied decoration of...

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Provenance

Michael Whiteway, London, England; September, 1991, sold through the Fine Art Society to J.H.J. Lewis; 1991, gift of J.H.J. Lewis to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 18, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of J.H.J. Lewis

English (Worcester), about 1872

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 20.2 x 17cm (7 7/8 x 7 15/16 x 6 11/16in.)

Accession Number

1991.755a-b

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed soft-paste porcelain, known as Parian ware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain