Vase

English
About 1764–68
Workshop of James Giles (English, 1718–1780), Possibly made by Vauxhall Manufactory


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

18.41 cm (7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.795

Medium or Technique

Porcelain, colored enamels, gilding

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Garniture of three vases (a-covered vase, b-lid for vase 1988.793a,b, 1988.794c-lady with fan 1988.794, d-lady all in red 1988.795). Inverted pear forms on splayed foot, end pair have flat leaf form extending from lip for handles. Decorated in dark blue ground with gold bordered shaped white reserves of children in landscapes and rich gold flower designs. Unmarked. Based on the Vincennes “vase a oreilles” model introduced in 1754.

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