Figure of a Woman

English
about 1755
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

22.23 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.641

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Figure of a woman (fisherwoman?) seated on a rock, on an irregular base painted to suggest seaweed. She wears a brown hood, shoulder-length, white surplice collar on green bodice laced with pink, sleeves edged with wide puce bands. Holds out white apron with holes for flowers. Yellow skirt, red shoes.

Markings

Unmarked.

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