The Captain, from the Italian Comedy

English
about 1753
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

15.88 cm (6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.756

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

The Captain, from the Italian Comedy stands at ease on round base with applied flowers; wears black hat and shoes, blue waistcoat, yellow shawl lined with white, puce breaches. Mark: brown anchor. Peach flourescence. Like 30.282 Paine.

Markings

Mark: brown anchor

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