Tureen and stand in the form of an eel

English (London)
about 1755
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Overall: 12.7 x 27.9 x 25.4 cm (5 x 11 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

67.1189a-c

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Tureen, lid, stand.

Provenance

1958, Sigmund J. Katz (b. 1897 - d. 1958), New Orleans; 1958, by inheritance to Jessie W. (Mrs. Sigmund J.) Katz (b. 1901 - d. 1988), New Orleans [see note 1]; 1967, year-end gift of Mrs. Katz to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 21, 1967)

NOTES:
[1] In 1958, Sigmund Katz bequeathed one-half interest in his porcelain collection to the MFA, and one-half life interest to his wife, Jessie Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection