River God

English
1750–58
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

30.273

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Reclining on red marbled jar from which water pours. Green frons and few raised flowers (chipped) on base. Body tinted flesh color. Damaged on leg and body. Set with 30.274.

Markings

Red anchor on base at feet

Provenance

Before 1924, Alfred Hutton, London. 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