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Triple pomade box and tray

Triple pomade box and tray (one piece): a=apple (lid), b=plum, c=lemon, d=box.Boxes in form and color of apple, plum and lemon with leaf finials and appli ed leaves to join them. Tray of white overlapping leaves veined and decoratedwith scattered insects.


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

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Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English (Stroke-on-Trent), about 1753

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Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration




Ceramics, Porcelain