Boy and girl shelling peas

English
1759–70
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

30.336

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Boy in black hat, pink coat, red breeches. Girl in white cap, red bodice, blue cuffs, yellow skirt with flowers in colors. Pea pods in pierced basket. (Girl’s head been off) Mark: GOLD ANCHOR of the Transition period.

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