Chinese man

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

12.07 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.642

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Sits on stump facing slightly right with applied flowers in color on circular base. Black conical hat, brown under brim, hands in flowing sleeves of yellow robe, blue sash, red shoes. Mate to 1988.643

Markings

Mark: red anchor between feet on top of 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