Figure of a Nun

English
1750–58
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

13.97 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.334

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Seated reading, “Omnia Gloria” on open book, and holding staff. Black headdress, brown cloak and skirt, & seated on a chest colored turquoise. Mark: BROWN 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