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Scent bottle

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

7.94 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.716a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Swan shaped. Sitting on domed base with polychrome flowers and gold scalloped edge. Black feet and beak, latter with red touches. Gold mounting in mid-neck with chain for cover. Unmarked. Peach fluorescence.

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