The Captain from the Italian Comedy

English
1753–58
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

15.56 cm (6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

30.282

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Possibly an actor in the Italian Comedy. Pink cloak lined with blue, green coat, yellow breeches, black hat and shoes. Raised flowers on base.

Markings

Mark: RED ANCHOR.

Provenance

By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930).

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine