Bird

English
about 1751
Made at Charles Gouyn's Factory (St. James's, London, 1749–1759), Formerly known as Girl-in-a-Swing Manufactory


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

6.35 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.788

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Girl-In-A-Swing type. On short stump with polychrome flowers. Pale yellow, gray markings on head, wings and tail. Feet and legs black barred red. Wings semi-spread, head turned. Model of bird in C37. 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