Group with man playing a tambourine

probably 1784 with later decoration
Made at Frankenthal Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

23.1 cm (9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2101

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Group. Man seated on rock, hands above head playing tambourine, blue striped tunic, black hat, pink striped shirt and breeches, white stockings, black shoes. Boy in yellow tunic kneeling by his side with triangle; to his right, girl playing guitar, wearing white dress, trimmed in red, yellow apron; kerchief covering head on simulated rock base. Mark: underglaze blue crown, T.C., 3 dots, ‘84 incised AC NZ

Markings

Mark: underglaze blue crown, T.C., 3 dots, '84 incised AC NZ

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection