Figure representing Britannia

English
about 1755–1760
Probably by Vauxhall Manufactory (English (London)), Formerly attributed to Longton Hall Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

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 seated with a maroon base, stylized flowers and yellow dots on robes. Right elbow rests on head of lion, below shield is helmet, coat of mail, trumpet and banner.Left foot rests on terrestrial globe. Her left hand rests on top of an oval profile medalion.

Markings

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