Bird

English
about 1750
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

12.07 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.734

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Hen - One of a pair (with 1988.733) of pheasants on circular base modeled and painted to represent wheat. Hen has pinkish brown color with tree spots, has three chicks on base.

Markings

Mark: red raised anchor.

Provenance

By 1953, 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