Woman with Hurdy-gurdy

English
18th century
about 1750
Made at Longton Hall Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

12.38 cm (4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.990

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

White. Seated on rock on domed base with applied flowers. Low crowned broad brimmed hat, tight bodice with flowers at elbows, fluted yoke, ankle length skirt, shoes with flowers, hurdy gurdy in lap, handle in right hand, left hand on strings. Unmarked.

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