Figure of a Man

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.640

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Figure of a fisherman seated with basket (top with holes for flowers) between his knees. Wears green hat with buttoned brim puce coat, gray breeches, white stockings, black shoes. On irregular base with tree stump. Mate to C 22b. From a St. Cloud model.

Markings

Unmarked.

Provenance

By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

NOTES:
[1] From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection