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Sweetmeat Dish

English
before 1748
Made by Derby Manufactory, working about 1750-1848 (Derbyshire, England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

10.16 x 19.05 cm (4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.1082

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Four shell-shaped ‘bowls’ supported on clusters of shells and seaweed. Undecorated, white glaze. Four shallow shells adjoin corners of larger bowls, unmarked. Condition: missing one sweetmeat “shell”. Unmarked.

Provenance

By 1976, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

NOTES:
[1] From July 16, 1976, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection