Madonna and Child

English
about 1755
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

22.86 cm (9 in.)

Accession Number

1988.639

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Seated Madonna wearing puce shawl on her head, white dress with yellow robe. Holds nude Child with red scarf standing on a terrestrial globe. A green serpent and applied flowers on flat shaped base.

Markings

Mark: red anchor.

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