Made at Bow Manufactory (England)
Object Place: Europe, England
Overall: 15.2 x 20.3 x 22.9 cm (6 x 8 x 9 in.)
Medium or Technique
Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration
Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)
Triangular base with shells and sea weed in which three shell forms are set, delicate painted borders and oriental birds in each.
Pickles were a standard feature at eighteenth-century English tables, served either as a salad in the winter or as an accompaniment to roasted meats. Cookbooks supplied recipes for pickling shellfish, nuts, flowers, eggs, onions, cucumbers, melons, and other fruits and vegetables.
By 1956, Jessie and Sigmund J. Katz; 1956, gift of Jessie and Sigmund J. Katz. (Accession date: October 11, 1956)
Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection