Figure of a Chinese Boy
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)
Object Place: Europe, Germany
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Boy with large head, open mouth, wearing hat in the form of a cabbage leaf. Striding,with right leg raised and left hand raised. Purple monochrome floral ornament on his robe. Purple cloak around his shoulders is open at front.
Katz collection label "M-54" obscures fragment of dealer's label of Antique Porcelain Company, New York.
Underglaze blue crossed swords on back edge of base
Antique Porcelain Company, New York. By 1958, Sigmund J. Katz (b. 1897 - d. 1958), New Orleans; 1958, by inheritance to Jessie W. (Mrs. Sigmund J.) Katz (b. 1901 - d. 1988), New Orleans [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mrs. Katz to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 30, 1988)
 In 1958 Sigmund Katz bequeathed one-half interest in his porcelain collection to the MFA, and one-half life interest to his wife, Jessie Katz.
Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection