Woman in Turkish costume

English
about 1755–1760
Possibly by Gilbody's Factory (English (Liverpool), about 1754–1761), Formerly attributed to Longton Hall Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, Liverpool, England

Dimensions

18.73 cm (7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.975

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Female figure stands on a round base with applied flowers. Wears white veil with puce crown; Long white lined yellow cloak over puce lined flowered robe, yellow belt with jewelled buckle, underskirt white with gold flowers, orange red shoes. Right hand holding lock of her hair. After a Meissen model designed by Kaendler and Reinicke from about 1749-50.

Provenance

By 1953, 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