Figure of a man with fruit (Autumn)

English
about 1765-1770
Made at Bow Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

34.93 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.329

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Figure of a man with fruit, sometimes called the gardener’s companion. Leaning against tree trunk on which are applied flowers. Wearing yellow lined pink flowered frock coat, figured vest & knee breeches. Holds in right hand blue apron filled with fruits & leaves, in left hand black tricorne hat. Mate to 03.330.

Markings

anchor and cross in red

Provenance

Lady Charlotte Schreiber, London; George Washington Wales; 1903, bequest of George Washington Wales to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of George Washington Wales