Perseus

English
about 1752
Made at Bow Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

16.83 cm (6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.608

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Perseus. On oval vase washed to simulate earth. Oval shield of Gorgon’s head in relief held in right hand. Black helmet with gold, white-lined long red cloak, left thorugh singlet, yellow coat of mail, rose tunic, blue stockings and red boots with gold over chocolate. Left hand on hip. Base has 3/8” hele which shows glazing into the figure. Under-side of base unglazed. Unmarked.

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