Covered vase

English
about 1764–68
Workshop of James Giles (English, 1718–1780), Possibly made by Vauxhall Manufactory, Formerly attributed to Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745–1769), Formerly attributed to Longton Hall Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

13.02 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.793a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Two-handled vase with lid. The heavy scroll handles are angular and bifurcated where they join the body below the neck. Small domed cover with flower and leaf finial. Deep blue ground color and elaborate gilding, with tooling, framing reserve panels on both sides. Inverted pear form.

Markings

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