Bust of a Mongolian prince

English (London)
about 1750
Made at Bow Manufactory (England)


Dimensions

Overall: 27.2 x 11.7 x 16.5 cm (10 11/16 x 4 5/8 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.630

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Bust stands on a molded socle with a shaped base with applied and gilded beads. Man has a mustache and his brown hair extends below his cap. Purplish-brown coat is open to reveal a light blue shirt. Coat is lined with green fur, finished with a ruffled collar. Back of figure is open. Pair with 1988.631.

Inscription

James A. Lewis label
Katz collection label, No. B-90

Provenance

James A. Lewis, New York (dealer). By 1955, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection