Salt in the shape of a shell

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

5.72 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.707

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

One of a pair of salts in shape of a shell, on polychrome rocaille base with floral decoration inside bowl. Mark: incised triangle underneath. Base repainted. Mate with 277.1973.

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