Beaker

English
about 1745–49
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

7.62 cm (3 in.)

Accession Number

1988.678

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

One of a pair of handleless cups (1988.679 is cracked). Deep fluted sides and flaring, lobed rim, with molding at foot. Polychrome and molded decoration of tea plants spiral up the sides. Brown edge.

Markings

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