Columbine from the Italian Comedy

English
1753–58
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

15.88 cm (6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30.315

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Dancing girl in tunic with playing cards and sleeves in variegated colors striped and checked. White skirt with sprays of flowers. Hat with feather and flower. Raised flowers on base.

Markings

none

Provenance

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