Figure of a Turk

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

13.97 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.992

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

English, Snowman type. Standing on square (?) base with applied flowers on front edge. Wears turban, ankle length coat with cape collar and sash, sword at left, right hand at hip. Mark: incised sword or crossed L’s on botton.

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