Ceres

English
18th century
about 1750
Made at Longton Hall Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

12.38 cm (4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.1015

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

White. On rectangular base with applied flowers on three sides. Draped dress over right arm. Left holds branch. Head slightly turned. Small child clings on to Ceres’ left leg. Child looks up and has one leg in mid-air.

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