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Deep, slightly shaped brown edge, almost covered with four heavily veined green leaves and 2 rose-colored Crinum type lilies after Ehret (Hans Sloane). Three butterflies, caterpillar and 2 small bugs. Unmarked. Peach fluorescence.

Provenance

James A. Lewis, New York. By 1958, Sigmund J. Katz (b. 1897 - d. 1958), New Orleans; 1958, by inheritance to Jessie W. (Mrs. Sigmund J.) Katz (b. 1901 - d. 1988), New Orleans [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988) NOTES: [1] In 1958 Sigmund Katz bequeathed one-half interest in his porcelain collection to the MFA, and one-half life interest to his wife, Jessie Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, about 1752

Object Place

England

Accession Number

1988.670

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain