Figure of a musician

French (Strasbourg)
about 1760


Object Place: Europe, Strasbourg, France

Dimensions

15.87 cm (6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.744

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Boy seated on stump plays flute, rococo base with aubergine edge (chipped) matching coat which is yellow lined. Brown shoes, knee breeches & hat, white shirt & stockings. Pair with 51.745. Mark: H. in blue on bottom.

Markings

"H" in blue on bottom.

Provenance

1951, gift of Charles Münch (b. 1891 – d. 1968), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 10, 1951)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Charles Munch