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Bird Candlestick

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Stump with green branches and leaves and crabstock handle at back. Bird light brown, yellow beak, black head with reddish topknot. Legs gray, black barred. Unmarked. Socket Missing.

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

Dimensions

14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.890

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain