Box in form of Mallard Duck

English
about 1756
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

8.89 x 12.06 cm (3 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.1027a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Flat-bottomed, half of wings and tail and all of raised turned head form box, cover almost rectangular in section. Considerable white in painting of wing feathers. Unmarked. Mate to 53.1028.

Markings

Unmarked.

Provenance

By1924, Alfred E. Hutton, London. By 1953, Richard C. Paine; 1953, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine