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Seated on chest reading a book, "Omnia Vanitas" on open page. Tinted complexion, and book and hair colored. Mark: RED ANCHOR.

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, 1753–58

Object Place

England

Dimensions

13.97 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.290

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain