Seated monkey with snuffbox

German
19th century
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

48.2 x 19 x 22.5 cm (19 x 7 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

58.1190

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Black body with tawny head and chest, brown tail, holds gold-lined oval snuff box in right hand, taking snuff with left. White-edged lavender belt. On lavender stump with shades of green.

Markings

AR mark of Augustus Rex in blue on bottom.

Provenance

1958, A. R. Ball, New York; sold by Ball to the MFA for $15,000.00 (Accession Date: December 11, 1958)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund