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Figure of boy in Chinese costume

German
about 1750
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 8 1/2" H.

Accession Number

65.2075a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Right leg up; removable, nodding head with counterweight. Hat in form of cabbage leaf, purple shawl over white flowered robe, scroll in left hand, red slippers; semi-round base.

Markings

Crossed swords in underglaze blue.
Incised "1221" and "51" in gold.

Provenance

Mary Margaret Yeager, Wilkes Barre, PA; March 17-20, 1943, Yeager estate sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, lot 631, to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection