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Map Seller

German
about 1745
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm (6 1/2 x 5 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

56.276

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

On oval base with yellow flowers, tree trunk repaired. Black shoes & breeches, and pattern on gold-edged, purple vest. White coat, gold buttons, green hat (tiny chip in gilt rim). Mottled brown case, black pack atop, white strap, on back. Furled map in le

Provenance

1956, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 12, 1956)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer