Tureen with lid in the form of a chicken

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


Object Place: Europe, Chelsea, England

Dimensions

25.4 x 38.1 cm (10 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

1972.1081a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with polychrome enamels

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

“Barnevelde” breed, sitting on seven small chicks. Another on her back as finial of cover. Mark: red anchor in dish. Set with 279 C.

Provenance

1972, gift of Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz to the MFA (Accession Date: December 29, 1972)

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection