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Tureen and stand in the form of an eel

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Tureen, lid, stand.


1958, Sigmund J. Katz (b. 1897 - d. 1958), New Orleans; 1958, by inheritance to Jessie W. (Mrs. Sigmund J.) Katz (b. 1901 - d. 1988), New Orleans [see note 1]; 1967, gift of Mrs. Katz to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 21, 1967) NOTES: [1] In 1958, Sigmund Katz bequeathed one-half interest in his porcelain collection to the MFA, and one-half life interest to his wife, Jessie Katz.

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Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English (London), about 1755

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Overall: 12.7 x 27.9 x 25.4 cm (5 x 11 x 10 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration




Ceramics, Porcelain