Dancing Sailor

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

14.61 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.761

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

On irregular base with applied flowers, leaning against stump, arms outstretched. Wide brimmed hat with yellow ribbon, white jacket and shirt, black tie with band and chevron below, red breeches, white stockings, black shoes with blue bows.

Markings

Mark: red anchor

Provenance

By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

NOTES:
[1] From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection