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Beggar Boy

Standing on irregular base with tree trunk, right hand outstretched, gold coin in palm. Left hand holds stick over shoulder to which gray bag is tied with turquoise ribbon. black tricorn hat, yellow lined long pink coat, open white shirt, turquoise breech

Provenance

By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988) NOTES: [1] From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, about 1750

Object Place

England

Accession Number

1988.845

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain