Jacobite group and pug

English
about 1745-1746
Attributed to Longton Hall Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Accession Number

1988.954a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

a. Jacobite “snowman”-type group b. Pug. The figure of fame reclines on the crest of a wave with applied seashells. Below, a small low-relief figure of a kilted Scotsman, or “Highlander” (Bonnie Prince Charlie?) projects from the base and holds the paw of a British lion, flanked by two pug dogs.

Markings

Unmarked

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