Covered dish in shape of lemon

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

8.3 x 11.4 cm (3 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.691a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

(a = lid; b = dish). enameled in natural colors, green lemon finial on cover, lemon leaves for stand. Unmarked.

Markings

No marks.

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