Aesop

English
about 1752
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

26.04 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.650

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Figure half sitting on stump on square base with applied flowers. Pink coat with gold buttons on very protruding stomach, black belt below, and yellow lined skirt. Arms raised.

Markings

Abraded red anchor mark on base

Provenance

By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

NOTES:
[1] From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection