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Drunken Fisherman

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Man with fish on irregular base with stump and applied flowers. Barefoot man steps over eelpot. Wears orange cap, yellow jacket with gold buttons, white shirt, breeches. Holds fish in each hand, two tucked in shirt, one in belt. Violet reflection. After a Meissen model.

Marks

Red anchor mark at base of tree stump, at back

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 1752–58

Object Place

England

Dimensions

18.73 cm (7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.664

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain