Dish in peony form

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

20.32 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.658

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Dish modeled as a large white peony blossom growing from a stalk handle. Shallow, irregular, center dark puce, green twig handle to black veined green leaves over and under dish respectively. Insects on modeled surface. Peach fluorescence.

Markings

Mark: red anchor

Provenance

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