La Nourrice

English
about 1752-1758
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

19.68 cm (7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.751

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, enamel decoration.

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Square base edged with gold; white headdress, bodice green, brown, skirt and flowered apron, black shoes. Baby in white bunting bound with puce ribbons. Peach flourescence. Similar to MFA 30.327.

Markings

Mark: red anchor.

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