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Two tiers of three shells each on six feet, central column tapering, modeled with shells in relief, supports cup. Upper shells supported also by twigs. Chocolate edged and decorated with sprigs of flowers and leaves. 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 1764–70

Object Place

England

Dimensions

25.4 cm (10 in.)

Accession Number

1988.967

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain