Venus

English
about 1755
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

27.94 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

1988.636

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Stands against stump on square base with applied leaves and flowers. Short skirted sleeveless dress with Meissen type flowers, puce scarf. Holds flaming heart in right hand. Mark: red anchor.

Provenance

By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

NOTES:
[1] From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection