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Figure of a Turk

Man: brown beard, yellow turban with jewel, long pink coat fur lined, gold embroidery on vest, skirt with stylized flowers in green, brown and gold, gold hem, red shoes. Sword hilt gilded, scabbard lavender. Unmarked.

Provenance

By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988) NOTES: [1] From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, about 1770

Object Place

England

Accession Number

1988.1043

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain