Actor as Chinese character

English
1750–58
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

16.51 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.280

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Holding a mask. White cloak, puce flower decoration on blouse, yellow hat and breeches, pink shoes and long black Moustachio. Flowers on base.

Markings

Red anchor

Provenance

By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930).

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine