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Bowl with pierced cover

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The bowl and cover were slip-cast. The circular bowl is molded to represent a basket, its lower section, above the foot ring, defined by a series of eight acanthus leaves in low relief, from each of which grows upwards a stem with leaves and flowers. These are of two forms that alternate: one...

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New York; 1955, Rita and Frits Markus; 1983, gift of Rita and Frits Markus to the MFA.

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Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

English, about 1760–65

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15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, molded and decorated in polychrome enamels




Ceramics, Porcelain