Cupid in Disguise

English
about 1755
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

12.07 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.666

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

As cripple on slightly rococo base with gilding. Black tricorn hat, rose loin cloth, black shoe on left foot, tan wooden peg-leg at right knee with black strap. Crutch under right arm, bandaged right eye. Mark: red anchor.

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