The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Favorite Cat Porcelain Catch-All Tray
The Favorite Cat captures the alert gaze of a handsome tabby in a hand-colored lithograph by Nathaniel Currier
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has adapted this charming image in the Museum's collection, originally printed and published about 1840–50, in this small trinket / catch-all tray. Perfect for a dresser or coffee table. Keep it handy for organizing keys, jewelry, coins, and more.
About the Design
Nathaniel Currier (American, 1813–1888) gained lasting fame as co-principal of Currier & Ives (with James Ives), renowned in the latter half of the nineteenth century for their wildly popular lithographic prints.