Figure of a Monk

English
1753–58
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

13.97 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.290

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Seated on chest reading a book, “Omnia Vanitas” on open page. Tinted complexion, and book and hair colored.

Markings

Red anchor

Provenance

By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930).

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine