Fisherman

English
about 1750–52
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

19.68 cm (7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.649

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Fisherman on irregular base with applied flowers, leaning on tree stump. Black hat, white shirt, cream color breeches held by gold studded belt. Holds fish in right hand, handle of net in left. Five fish in modeled net at back, brownish-puce. Peach fluorescence.

Inscription

Mark: small red anchor on base

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