Chinese boy with bowl
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)
Object Place: Europe, England
Overall: 8.9 x 7.6 x 6.4 cm (3 1/2 x 3 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration
Not On View
Seated figure of a Chinese boy with bowl wearing a yellow striped robe and brown sash. Floral decoration on bowl and toes damaged. This figure forms part of a larger group, 30.328.
Paper label printed: Alfred E. Hutton Collection No. 41
Gummed paper label, inscribed by hand: "M. H. de Young / 79B"
Mark: raised red anchor
By 1922 and at least until 1925, Alfred E. Hutton [see note 1]. By 1930, Richard C. Paine; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine. (Accession date: April 3, 1930)
 See W. King, "Chelsea Porcelain of the Victoria and Albert Museum", London, 1922, plate 2. See also R. Blunt, ed., "The Cheyne Book of Chelsea China and Pottery," 1925, no. 122. At the time of both publications, this object was in Alfred E. Hutton's collection.
Gift of Richard C. Paine