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Two-handled vase with lid, of rococo form copied from a Vincennes model. Deep blue ground color and elaborate gilding, with tooling, framing reserve panels on both sides. Inverted pear form.

Marks

Unmarked

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 1764–68

Object Place

England

Dimensions

13.02 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.793a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain