Apollo

English (London)
about 1751–52
Made at Bow Manufactory (England)


Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 8.9 x 8.3 cm (6 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.609

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Apollo. On oval base washed green. Wears laurel wreath in light brown hair, yellow lined white scarf over right shoulder to left knee, pink tunic, red sandals. Carries lyre in both hands. Leans against plinth with vine of flowers. Glazing of base as on B

Markings

no mark

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