Charger

English
about 1752
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Accession Number

1988.670

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Deep, slightly shaped brown edge, almost covered with four heavily veined green leaves and 2 rose-colored Crinum type lilies after Ehret (Hans Sloane). Three butterflies, caterpillar and 2 small bugs. Peach fluorescence.

Markings

Unmarked.

Provenance

James A. Lewis, New York. By 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]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

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.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection