Group of two birds

English
1750–53
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

11.43 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.326

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

On branches with raised flower decoration colored in brown. One blue with dark red wings: the lower bird with red head, dark gray body, and aubergine wings.

Markings

Mark: raised red anchor.

Provenance

By 1924, Alfred Hutton, London. By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930).

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine