Salt box man

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

13.97 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.312

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Man seated on stump. White coat, cap and stockings: green breeches and black hat on the ground. Brown box hung by lavendar ribbon, blue sash. Raised flowers on base and stump. Unmarked. Flowers chipped.

Provenance

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