Pheasant

English (London)
about 1749–52
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Dimensions

Overall: 22.4 x 14 x 8.9 cm (8 13/16 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

96.880

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Bird figure with purple plummage and deep purple crest, yellow beak

Markings

Mark: raised anchor in relief in oval medallion

Provenance

Mrs. Richard Baker; by 1896, by descent to her daughter, Mrs. T. O. Richardson; 1896, gift of Mrs. T. O. Richardson. (Accession date: December 3, 1896)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson, from the collection of Mrs. Richard Baker