Terpsichore

English
About 1751–52
Made at Bow Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

17.14 cm (6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.615

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Terpsichore. On square base washed green, applied flowers, tambourine at left. Left leg forward in dancing position, left hand holds drapery, right hand over head. Flower in hair, loose white robe, rose band at low neck, blue cuffs at elbows, yellow drapery. Red ribbon at waist. Pink high boot, gold over chocolate tops. Raised “terpssicore” in script at back of base. 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