Pedlar

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

19.05 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.769

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Stands against stump on irregular base applied flowers. Wears fur-lined puce coat and cap, white waistcoat, yellow breeches, white stockings, black buckled shoes. Open box of trinkets hangs by strap arond his neck. Mark: red anchor.

Markings

Mark: red anchor

Provenance

By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

NOTES:
[1] From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection