Woman reading

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


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

13.02 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.920

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Seated on stump on green and aubergine rococo base, applied flowers, white cape on back of head, aubergine shawl loose jacket with wide “Littler’s blue” collar, pink skirt self colored. Red shoes, black rosettes. Possibly intended as a companion piece to 1988.935.

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