Violinist

English
about 1755-1760
Probably by Vauxhall Manufactory, Formerly attributed to Longton Hall Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

13.65 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.935

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

High scrolled base with gold and light green and applied flower, supports half-sitting figure of man, violin in left arm, right hand on knee. High crowned black hat, rose lined yellow cloak over buttoned yellow coat, red breeches, black shoes with floral buckles. Possibly intended as companion piece to 1988.920.

Markings

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