User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Spoon tray

Start collecting

Soft-paste porcelain, oblong fluted hexagonal shape, Kakiemon style with fire-breathing, flying dragon attacking two crabs in polychrome enamels and gold; red and gold floral meander border. Unmarked. Condition: perfect.

Provenance

Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson to the MFA in 1982 (Accession Date: January 13, 1982)

Credit Line

Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson

English, about 1765

Object Place

England

Dimensions

1.8 x 14.8 x 8.6 cm (11/16 x 5 13/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1982.84

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain