Sphinx

English
about 1745
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

11.43 x 15.24 cm (4 1/2 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

1988.749

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Head turned to left. White; modeled with head of Peg Woffington on rectangular bases with canted corners. Unmarked. Peach fluorescence. 319: head turned to left. 320: corner of base chipped.

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