Urania, Muse of Astronomy

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


Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 8.9 x 8.9 cm (6 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.617

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Like 55.1112, but with flowers on robe and puce cuffs and sash, yellow veil.’ Unmarked.

Inscription

James A. Lewis (dealer) label
Katz collection label, "B-50"

Provenance

James A. Lewis, New York (dealer). 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