Fiddler

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

16.51 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.762

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

On circular base tree stump with large applied flowers. Half-seated figure, balck hat, white coat and shirt. Deep rose breeches, white stockings, black shoes with red ribbons. Fiddle on left hand and shoulder, heavy bow playing with right.

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