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Figure of a Peasant Boy

German
about 1740
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

21 cm (8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1970.634

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Smiling man in a swaying pose; holding in left hand corners of apron filled with seeds and suspended from left shoulder; handful of grain in extended right hand. Two sacks of grain on ground beside advanced right leg. Broad-brimmed black hat over long dark hair; blue vest; white shirt; lilac breeches with yellow bows at knees and black shoes with gilt buckles. White base with applied flower and leaves.

Provenance

1970, year-end gift of Dr. and Mrs. Martin Wynyard, Syracuse, NY, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 13, 1971)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Wynyard