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Sits on stump facing slightly right with applied flowers in color on circular base. Black conical hat, brown under brim, hands in flowing sleeves of yellow robe, blue sash, red shoes. Mark: red anchor between feet. Mate to 49b.

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 1752

Object Place

England

Dimensions

12.07 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.642

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain