Man selling fish
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745–1769)
Object Place: Europe, England
10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration
Not On View
Figure of a man seated at a wood-grained table with fish and a basket (or net) containing fish in front. Wearing black hat, red waistcoat, white sleeves, black boots. Flowered scroll base (somewhat repaired).
Alfred E. Hutton Collection (collection sticker on base)
Red anchor mark in red enamel on back of stump
Before 1924, Alfred E. Hutton, London. By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930).
Gift of Richard C. Paine