Seated Harlequin Bagpiper
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)
Object Place: Europe, England
19.05 cm (7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration
Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)
On oval base and stump with applied flowers. High pointed white hat, narrow brim edged yellow, black moustache and hair, wide ruff, varicolored short coat with puce scale, lozenges and playing card, blue, black etc.; white breeches, black shoes with red bows. Black pilgrim flask on base.
Raised anchor mark on base
By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)
 From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.
Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection