Parakeet

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

13.34 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.731

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Parakeet, on fallen limb on irregular base with molded and colored leaves. Red top knot and feathers at top of wings, brown back with blue tip on tail, yellow between forebreast. Wings tipped red and banded blue and yellow. Black back, feet and legs yellow with brown bands.

Markings

Mark: raised red anchor at back of base.

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