Putto representing Astronomy

English
about 1753
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

12.39 cm (4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.773

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Mate to C 243a. Gold star in hair. Blue lined yellow drapery with red stylized flowers. Holds celestial globe in right arm. Mark: red anchor. Peach fluorescence.

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