Taperstick

English
about 1751
Made at Charles Gouyn's Factory (St. James's, London, 1749–1759), Formerly known as Girl-in-a-Swing Manufactory


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

13.34 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.790

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Girl-In-A-Swing type. Baluster form molded with grapes and leaves, flowers below petaled flange of uneven socket, on circular base with applied leaves. 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