Covered dish in shape of cauliflower

English
about 1752–58
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1988.644a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Covered dish in shape of cauliflower / Natural colors. Mark: red anchor. “2” inside in bottom. Probably Fig. 69 in Mckenna: Red Anchor.

Provenance

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, bequest of Mrs. Katz to the MFA. (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