Hurdy-gurdy Player

English
about 1753
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

21.59 cm (8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.763

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Standing on modeled square base with applied flowers against broad tree trunk. Right foot extended, hurdy-gurdy in playing position. Upturned black hat, brown hair, white 3/4 coat, waistcoat and breeches, red garters, black shoes with yellow pompoms. Unma

Provenance

By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

NOTES:
[1] From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection