Miner

German
about 1750
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

19.68 cm (7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

56.275

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

On modeled square base (uneven) with applied flowers, rocky support. Black shoes, knee pads, and skirt of buttoned white cloak. Small pocket at belt has cross swords in gold. Brown handled pick in right hand over shoulder. Green & lavendar round cap.

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