The Lovers

English
about 1755
Made at Longton Hall Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

26.67 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.917

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

A pair of dancers on a puce and green pedestal. Man in black hat. White waistcoat with red designs, gold edge and buttons. Yellow coat lined white, brownsleeves, puce cuffs and breeches. Black shoes yellow bows. White bodice gok d edge at neck, green braid, puce sleeves gokd bands and yellow cuffs. Red s carf on right shoulder and left hip yellow skirt, flowered white apron held inleft hand. Puce shoes.

Inscription

unmarked

Provenance

By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

NOTES:
[1] From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection