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Figure representing Britannia

about 1757–60

Made at Vauxhall Manufactory, English (London)


Dimensions

29.21 cm (11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.859

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics , Porcelain

Britannia on maroon base, stylized flowers and yellow dots on robes. Right elbow on head of lion, below shield is helmet, coat of mail, trumpet and banner.Left foot rests on terrestrial globe.

Inscription

Unmarked

Provenance

By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988) NOTES: [1] From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection