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Holding a mask. White cloak, puce flower decoration on blouse, yellow hat and breeches, pink shoes and long black Moustachio. Flowers on base. Mark: RED ANCHOR. Head been off.

Provenance

By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930).

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine

English, 1750–58

Object Place

England

Dimensions

16.51 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.280

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain