Man selling fish

English
1750–58
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30.270

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Figure of a man seated at a wood-grained table with fish and a basket (or net) containing fish in front. Wearing black hat, red waistcoat, white sleeves, black boots. Flowered scroll base (somewhat repaired).

Inscription

Alfred E. Hutton Collection (collection sticker on base)

Markings

Red anchor mark in red enamel on back of stump

Provenance

Before 1924, Alfred E. Hutton, London. By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930).

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine