Figure of a Cobbler

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

15.88 cm (6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.768

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Seated on a barrel on irregular base with applied flowers and scottered boots. Black hat with colored headband, white coat and shirt, brown breeches, pale loose stockings, black shoes. Brown leather apron with bib held by black cord. Mug in left hand.

Markings

Red anchor painted on base

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