Polymnia

English
about 1751–52
Made at Bow Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

17.14 cm (6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.614

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Figure of Polymnia like 55.1110 but in enamel and gold. Marbled column, gilt finial. Blue wings tipped brown, garments white, rose and yellow, shoes blue,black helmet with gilding and red plume, blue shield, gilded sword hilt, black scabbard.

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