Covered tureen with stand and ladle

Scottish
about 1764–70
Made at West Pans Factory (Scotland)


Dimensions

Overall: 12.7 x 22.9 x 19.7 cm (5 x 9 x 7 3/4 in.) Other (Parts A & B): 12.7cm (5in.) Other (Part C): 14cm (5 1/2in.) Other (Part D): 14 x 15.9cm (5 1/2 x 6 1/4in.)

Accession Number

1988.959a-c

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with underglaze blue and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

One of a pair of covered tureens with stand and ladle. Decorated in underglaze blue with oriental scene of house in garden, overhandling tree; irregular borders, traces of oil gilding. Unmarked.

Inscription

"Jas. A. Lewis" (dealer) lable on stand and tureen.

Provenance

James A. Lewis, New York (dealer). By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

NOTES:
[1] From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection