Figure of a young Nun seated

English
1750–58
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

13.97 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.313

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

White. Her complexion, bible and shoes are tinted off-white. Her robes almost covering all, except one foot extended beyond base. Holds open book with “Tota Fide” written in red on open page. Unmarked. Finger and toe chipped.

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine