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Fluted dish

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Deep dish in rectangular sections, rounded corners, fluted sides. Within double brown ring in center quay scene with cypher on packing case thought to be the monogram of William Duvivier and date 1751. Flowers and insects, brown edge.

Inscription

Mark: raised anchor

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 1749–52

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Storage height; including all 20.32 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.690

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain