Bagpiper

English
18th century
about 1755
Made at Longton Hall Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

10.16 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.994

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

White. Octagonal base with applied flowers and leaves. Seated on tree stump, high crowned medium brimmed hat loose clothers, falling stockings. Bagpipes at left holding pipe in both hands, feet crossed. Unmarked. Underside of base soled, small hole in center, dry edge.

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