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Girl-In-A-Swing type. Baluster form molded with grapes and leaves, flowers below petaled flange of uneven socket, on circular base with applied 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, 18th century, about 1751

Object Place

England

Dimensions

13.34 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.789

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain