Shepherdess with recorder

about 1760
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

24.6 cm (9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2065

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Figure of a young Girl holding a wind instrument to mouth, short purple coat over a yellow dress bordered by flowers, bag over left shoulder, mauve bows on shoes, lamb at right on rococo base together with flowers in relief. Seven places of leaf damage on trunk; a branch missing from base of trunk, two leaves chipped on base.

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection