Female Cook

English
about 1760-1765
Probably by Vauxhall Manufactory, Formerly attributed to Longton Hall Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.922

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Figure of a femail cook seated on a high rockwork plinth, yellow green, with large applied flowers. Wears dark blue cap, gold star, red and white feather, dark blue apron with gold, rose boots. Holds cooking pot by handle. Mate to 1988.921

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