Figure from the Italian Comedy

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

14.4 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2181

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Figure from the Commedia dell’arte wearing rose jacket, black cloak with ermine lining, black breeches. Left arm raised, right hand on hip, round base with flowers in relief. Same model as 68.812

Markings

Mark: red anchor.

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection