Plate

Charger

English
About 1752–58
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Diam.: 36.2cm (14 1/4in.)

Accession Number

1988.669

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Lobed, scalloped and brown edged; across almost entire width a mackerel in natural colors over branch of fruited gooseberries and fennell; scattered insects and flowers. Peach fluorescence.

Markings

Mark: No. 4 in blue underglaze on reverse.

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