Musician

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

16.51 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.288

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Man seated playing a guitar and wearing slate colored headdress, white coat, yellow sash, yellow cloak lined with turquoise, red breeches and pale lavender leggings. Hat and sword at feet agaisnt flowered tree trunk. Mark: RED ANCHOR. Set with 30.289.

Provenance

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