Owl

English
about 1744–49
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

21.59 cm (8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.736

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

White owl on round irregular domed base, boldly modeled wings close to body, talons on base. Overcast peach fluorescence.

Inscription

unmarked

Provenance

By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

NOTES:
[1] From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection