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Covered vase with rococo handles

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a-lid; b-vase. molded stylized leaves at base, neck and below strawberry finial of domed cover. "Littler's blue" ground with shaped reserves of exotic birds probably by Giles. 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 1755

Object Place

England

Dimensions

22.86 cm (9 in.)

Accession Number

1988.584a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain