Cupid in Disguise

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

1988.665

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

With tan magic lantern strapped to back. Black tricorn hat, rose scarf at hips, lavender socks, yellow boots. Tan box at right hip on back strap. Mark: partly obliterated, 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