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Scent bottle

English
about 1756


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

6.35 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.717a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

In form of bird, wings spread, on mounded base with metal? rim. Right talon on curved stump. Feathers very strong palette in yellows, brown, green, blue, and red. Model of C 37 (360.1973) and C 172 (358.1973). Unmarked.

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