Musician

English
1758–69
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Overall: 27.78 cm (10 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.936

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Standing figure with long hair, feather in red cap, mulberry lined yellow cloak, mulberry tunic with slashed sleeves and loose green breeches; leaning against tree trunk, with applied flowers, from which satchel is hung. Tabor hung by ribbon from right wrist played with stick in left hand; right hand holds pipe to mouth.

Markings

Marked: gold anchor

Provenance

Mrs. Richard Baker Collection. Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson; 1896, gift of Mrs. T. O. Richardson to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson, from the collection of Mrs. Richard Baker