Peacock

English
About 1749–52
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

13.97 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.333

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Figure of a peacock with feathers in green and puce with green and yellow “eyes.” The head pink, yellow and blue.Possibly inspired by a Meissen model of about 1730(compare 1993.945)

Markings

Mark: Raised puce anchor

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