Seated musician

English
about 1753-1755
Probably by Vauxhall Manufactory, Formerly attributed to Longton Hall Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

17.78 cm (7 in.)

Accession Number

1988.916

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

A figure of a seated male musician playing a lute, after a Meissen model by Kändler. Pink coat, white ruffed cuffs, waistcoat puce design. Green breeches, black shoes.

Markings

Unmarked.

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