Made at Worcester Royal Porcelain Company, Ltd. (England)
Overall: 20 x 20.2 x 17cm (7 7/8 x 7 15/16 x 6 11/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Lead-glazed soft-paste porcelain, known as Parian ware
Not On View
Lead-glazed Parian ware. Marks on the underneath: Registration mark for January 18, 1872, impressed Royal Worcester mark. Square body, faceted at spout. Spout terminating in lizard head; lizard body forming the handle. Lid and feet of squared triangle form. The sides with applied decoration of cranes and blossoms, the shoulder with applied geometric motifs.
Michael Whiteway, London, England; September, 1991, sold through the Fine Art Society to J.H.J. Lewis; 1991, gift of J.H.J. Lewis to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 18, 1991)
Gift of J.H.J. Lewis